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rspec-puppet tests with additional class/resource

asked 2016-04-09 12:19:55 -0500

DarylW gravatar image

I have a question.. Say I have some autorequires functionality built into a class..

if defined( File[$parent_dir]) {
  $require_parent = File[$parent_dir]
}
...
exec { '/some/command':
  ...
  require => $require_parent,
}

How would I test that with rspec-puppet? Is there a way that I can create the file resource in a describe/context block for a single test?

I know how to write the actual matcher via the rspec-puppet docs

it { is_expected.to contain_file('foo').that_requires('File[bar]') }

But how do I set up the conditions for that test?

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answered 2016-04-09 12:44:18 -0500

You'd use pre_condition -

let(:pre_condition) { "file { '/parent/dir': }" }
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