Testing authentication with basic_auth

hi, I’ve got an api which is using
authenticate_or_request_with_http_basic

What are you guys using to test this? I’m using rspec, and before I
was using rspec-rails, I was using authorize from Rack::Test to do the
authentication. However, authorize clearly doesn’t work when using
rspec-rails, so I’m wondering what everyone else is doing?

Download the Rails source code from Github and look at
the http_basic_authentication_test.rb to see how to test http basic
authentication.

In general read the source code of popular plugins, you will learn how
they
solve common problems.

Cheers,
Bala
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On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 9:21 AM, anywho [email protected] wrote:

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Thanks but that didn’t help. I’ve followed the documentation here:

http://api.rails.info/classes/ActionController/HttpAuthentication/Basic.html#M000214

I don’t understand why authorize broke, but nothing else I try seems
to work either. Help is appriciated.

here we go… I filed this ticket:

https://rails.lighthouseapp.com/projects/8994-ruby-on-rails/tickets/5246

I should probably mention that this is with rails3 and the file you
refer to doesn’t exist in rails3

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