[rspec-users] "No route matches" error?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 13:01:43 EST 2011


On Jan 7, 2011, at 11:34 AM, Volkan Unsal <spocksplanet at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am new Rspec and just started by generating a new controller on
> Rails 3. It generates some Rspec tests by default. I have a question
> about how to make them pass though. As it stands, I see this test in
> my terminal"
> 
>>  1) BuildingsController GET 'show'
>> should be successful
> 
>>     Failure/Error: get 'show'
>>     No route matches {:controller=>"buildings", :action=>"show"}
>>     # ./spec/controllers/buildings_controller_spec.rb:17:in `block (3 levels) in <top (required)>'
> 
> However, I don't understand why it's coming up because I already have
> this route created ("resources :buildings"), and I ran `rake routes`
> and made sure it's there.
> 
>> building GET /buildings/:id(.:format) {:action=>"show", :controller=>"buildings"}
> 
> 
> What is necessary to make this pass? Here is the test by the way:
> 
>      describe "GET 'show'" do
>        it "should be successful" do
>          get 'show'

building = Building.create!
get 'show', :id => building.id

>          response.should be_success

HTH,

David

>        end
>      end
> 
> 


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