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mr2b (2) [Avatar] Offline
Hi there,

I'm on chapter 7.3 trying to get listing 7.4 to pass the test:

it "cannot access the new action" do
sign_in(:user, user)
get :new
response.should redirect_to(root_path)
flash[:alert].should eql("You must be an admin to do that")

I get the following error:

undefined method `serialize_into_session' for TrueClass:Class

in this step:

sign_in(:user, user)

I checked that user is not nil (and it isn't!) so the Factory should work well.

It looks like it has something to do with devise, but I can't figure our what's going wrong...
mr2b (2) [Avatar] Offline
Re: Chapter 7.3 serialize_into_session error
hi there again,

I found the mistake myself and it was in the "let" block:

let(:user) do
user = Factory(:user)
user = User.create

I forgot the last user so the block return the 'true' from the last statement user.confirm!.

That was why the user was not 'nil' (but 'true') in the sign_up() method...