[rspec-users] Can anyone tell me why this test is failing?

Justin Ko jko170 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 29 09:18:10 UTC 2012


On Feb 28, 2012, at 9:43 PM, Mohamad El-Husseini wrote:

> I ran this scenario in the console and it works as expected. But RSpec keeps failing the test and I can't understand why.
> 
> describe User do
> 
>   before do
>     @user = User.new(name: "Mickey Mouse", email: "mickey at disney.com", password: "m1ckey", password_confirmation: "m1ckey")
>   end
> 
>     # Password
>     describe "when password is not present" do
>       before { @user.password = @user.password_confirmation = " " }
>       it { should_not be_valid }
>     end
> end
> 
> --> expected valid? to return false, got true
> 
> If I take out the @user.password_confirmation from the assignment, it works:
> 
>       before { @user.password = " " }
>       it { should_not be_valid }
> 
> But, as I said, using the console I can verify that everything works as expected. Why does adding @password_confirmation break the test?
> 
> Here's my user model:
> 
> class User < ActiveRecord::Base
>   attr_accessible :name, :email, :password, :password_confirmation
>   has_secure_password
>   validates :password,  length: { minimum: 6 }
> end
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Can't reproduce. What versions are you using? Ruby, Rails, RSpec

Also, do you have a `subject` set? 


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