.with(:anything) issue


#1

Hi,

I’m using a expectation like this :
repository.should_receive(:add_gem).with(“test.txt”, :anything)

When I run my spec, it fails with the following message :
Spec::Mocks::MockExpectationError in ‘MiniGemServer should add a new gem
to
the repository after it has been uploaded’
#MiniGemServer::Repository:0xb11164 expected :add_gem with
(“test.txt”,
:anything) but received it with (“test.txt”,
“C:/DOCUME~1/xyzuser/LOCALS~1/Temp/RackMultipart20081113-8392-1vodbzf-0”)

Shouldn’t it be working? The first argument is the same and I don’t
really
care about the second one as long as it is there. I also tried to
replace
:anything with :string and got the same error.

Any idea why I get this?

Thanks!


#2

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 7:38 AM, Emmanuel P. removed_email_address@domain.invalid
wrote:

Hi,

I’m using a expectation like this :
repository.should_receive(:add_gem).with(“test.txt”, :anything)

Try the anything() method. Support for symbols as argument matchers
was deprecated and removed.

Are you still seeing docs somewhere that talk about using symbols?


#3

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 10:38 AM, Emmanuel P. removed_email_address@domain.invalid
wrote:

“C:/DOCUME~1/xyzuser/LOCALS~1/Temp/RackMultipart20081113-8392-1vodbzf-0”)

Shouldn’t it be working? The first argument is the same and I don’t really
care about the second one as long as it is there. I also tried to replace
:anything with :string and got the same error.

Any idea why I get this?

Did you tried “anything” (not a symbol) instead?


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#4

On 13 Nov 2008, at 13:42, David C. wrote:

Are you still seeing docs somewhere that talk about using symbols?
I know I always go on about this (and never do anything about it) but
the symbols are still all over the docs:
http://rspec.info/documentation/mocks/message_expectations.html

Argument Constraints

Constraints can be placed on individual arguments which are looser
than value
equivalence (as above).
:anything

accepts any value for this argument, e.g.:

my_mock.should_receive(:msg).with(1, :anything, “A”)

cheers,
Matt


#5

Great, it worked!

Here is where I found the doc which talk about using symbols :
http://rspec.info/documentation/mocks/message_expectations.html

Thanks!


#6

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 7:45 AM, Emmanuel P. removed_email_address@domain.invalid
wrote:

Great, it worked!

Here is where I found the doc which talk about using symbols :
http://rspec.info/documentation/mocks/message_expectations.html

Fixed. Sorry for the misinformation and thanks for the heads up.

Cheers,
David


#7

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 7:44 AM, Matt W. removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

Try the anything() method. Support for symbols as argument matchers
Constraints can be placed on individual arguments which are looser than
value
equivalence (as above).
:anything

accepts any value for this argument, e.g.:

my_mock.should_receive(:msg).with(1, :anything, “A”)

carapola!

There is just no time for the present.

Update coming shortly.