Forum: RSpec How to properly mock a complex object ""?

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Evgeny Bogdanov (Guest)
on 2009-02-25 12:15
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I am wondering what is the best way to mock such expression:

What I do now is:
comment = mock_model(Comment)
initiator = mock_model(User)
group = mock_model(Group, :name => "Admin")

So it becomes quite complex when the length of the expression

Is it possible to do something like this:

Thank you in advance!
Pat M. (Guest)
on 2009-02-25 12:43
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On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 2:13 AM, Evgeny Bogdanov
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> comment.stub!(:initiator).and_return(initiator)
> removed_email_address@domain.invalid

Fix the trainwreck.  An unimaginative solution would be
comment.initiator_group_name.  Try to find an intention- rather than
structure-revealing name.

Evgeny Bogdanov (Guest)
on 2009-02-26 00:13
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Thanks a lot!
Got an idea!
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