#220 awaiting-patch
Luismi Cavallé

Nested have_xpath (or have_selector) doesn't search the whole subtree

Reported by Luismi Cavallé | April 16th, 2009 @ 05:16 AM

If you have the following HTML:


<div>
  <ul>
    <li>wadus</li>
  </ul>
</div>

The following code to test it:


response.should have_selector("div") do |node|
  node.should have_selector("li")
end

The test fails because the li element isn't a direct child of the div element.

I don't know if this is a bug or a feature, but I think is pretty much useful that nested selectors search the whole subtree, not only the root.

This patch make have_xpath (therefore have_selector) work this way: http://github.com/cavalle/webrat...

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