[rspec-users] Route is valid but not found :(

Justin Ko jko170 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 08:46:35 EDT 2011


On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 6:22 AM, Gordon Yeong <anexiole at gmail.com> wrote:

> I found out why it was not working.
>
> The line, 'Part.should_receive(:update_attributes).with('title' => 'Brake
> pads').and_return(part)' should not be there because the controller specs
> should not care about implementation (ie. how things are processed, rather
> just what is done).
>

Depends on what you want to do. Now, your controller spec is coupled to your
model, so if "update_attributes" fails, your controller spec will fail too.


>  I realised this when I looked at my specs for creation of new objects.
>
> I commented the line and the spec now passes as expected.
>
>
> ------------ Spec extract starts -------------------------
>
>     context 'saves updates to an existing part object successfully' do
>         it 'does its job in saving the update' do
>             Part.should_receive(:find).with(1).and_return(part)
>         #   Part.should_receive(:update_attributes).with('title' => 'Brake
> pads').and_return(part)
>             put :update, :id => 1, :part => {'title' => 'Brake pads'}
>             flash[:notice].should eq('Part was successfully updated.')
>         end
>     end
>
> ------------ Spec extract ends  -------------------------
>
> Thank you for your help, Justin!
>
> Gordon Yeong :)
>
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