[rspec-users] undefined method `has_selector?' for "":String
dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 14:16:05 EDT 2010
On Sep 19, 2010, at 12:44 PM, Lord Raiden wrote:
> I'm running rails 3.0.0 on ruby 1.9.2p0.
> I've rspec beta 22 with Capybara 0.3.9. NO WEBRAT.
> I'm unable to use 'rendered.should have_selector('a') in my view specs.
> 1) home/_menu.erb should add a link to home first
> Failure/Error: rendered.should have_selector('a', 'Home')
> undefined method `has_selector?' for "":String
> I read in this forum that rspec beta 20 and above should pick Capybara
> automatically if its included in Gemfile.
> In my gem file I've this:
> group :development, :test do
> gem 'database_cleaner'
> gem 'cucumber-rails'
> gem 'cucumber'
> gem 'rspec-rails', ">= 2.0.0.beta.19"
> gem 'capybara'
> gem 'spork'
> gem 'launchy' # So you can do Then show me the page
> gem 'machinist', '>= 2.0.0.beta1'
> Can anyone please point out what am I missing here? Thanks in advance.
1. Capybara matchers do not support arbitrary strings, so they do not work in view specs
2. Even if they did, the capybara matcher would be has_css, not has_selector
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