[rspec-users] Stumped with nil Class error

Ants Pants antsmailinglist at gmail.com
Sun Jan 9 08:58:57 EST 2011


Thanks for the reply but I've sorted it. I implemented this
http://iain.nl/2008/11/authlogic-is-awesome/

<http://iain.nl/2008/11/authlogic-is-awesome/>I think the instance variables
in this example replicate how they will look in the actual controller (thus
enabling me to stub them/set message expectations.

Anyway, I eventually got it working and can now press on.

Again, thanks for taking the time to reply.

On 8 January 2011 03:40, Mike Mazur <mmazur at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 01:58, Ants Pants <antsmailinglist at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I thought that the controller.stub(:require_member).and_return(member)
> would
> > suffice for the require_member stuff but I'm obviously wrong. I've even
> > replaced the member for @member in my spec but to no avail.
> > Here's the describe example ....
> >   describe "PUT edit" do
> >     context "Product cut-off has passed" do
> >       let(:member) { mock_model(Member).as_null_object }
> >       let(:product) { mock_model(Product).as_null_object }
> >       ## I just want it to create a @product object from
> >       it "creates a product object" do
> >         controller.stub(:require_member).and_return(member)
> >         member.should_receive(:products)
> >         get :edit, :id => "1"
> >       end
> >     end
> >   end
> > If anyone would be able to untangle me, I'd be greatly appreciative.
>
> Your stub returns member, but require_member sets the @member instance
> variable. Try modifying your stub to something like this (untested):
>
>  controller.stub(:require_member) { assigns(:member) = member }
>
> HTH,
> Mike
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