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Capybara selector #18

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yelvert commented Oct 11, 2010

I made Capybara use css selectors by default rather than xpath. Simple 1-line change in the generated acceptance_helper.rb file. I only changed the rails 3 generator as I am unsure if the change would be different for rails 2.


cavalle commented Oct 12, 2010

Let me know if I'm wrong but AFAIK Capybara uses css as the default selector. So this patch seems unnecessary to me.

yelvert commented Oct 12, 2010

No, that was what i expected to, but it actually uses XPath as default. Cucumber sets its Capybara to css as well, refer to http://github.com/aslakhellesoy/cucumber-rails/blob/master/templates/install/support/capybara.rb


cavalle commented Oct 12, 2010

Apparently this changed some months ago:


So currently (in 0.4.0.rc, which is a pre-release) default_selector is :css. I'm guessing 0.4.0 will be released soon so I don't see the need for patching steak.

Thanks for pointing it out, anyway!

yelvert commented Oct 12, 2010

I was unaware that they had changed it in the new version of Capybara, so i guess your right, it would be pointless to patch steak now.

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