Unit Tests Fail after beta11 to beta12 update


I have a stringe issue. I updated the ionic framework from beta11 to beta12, now a lot of my unit tests fail like this:

PhantomJS 1.9.7 (Mac OS X) Controller: xxxxCtrl should list connections FAILED
	Error: Unexpected request: GET views/xxx/yyyy/done.html
	Expected GET @@API_URL/xxx/yyy/endpoint
	    at $httpBackend (/Users/michu/_code/project/client/bower_components/angular-mocks/angular-mocks.js:1181)
	    at sendReq (/Users/michu/_code/project/client/bower_components/angular/angular.js:8355)
	    at /Users/michu/_code/project/client/bower_components/angular/angular.js:8087
	    at /Users/michu/_code/project/client/bower_components/angular/angular.js:11572
	    at /Users/michu/_code/project/client/bower_components/angular/angular.js:11572
	    at /Users/michu/_code/project/client/bower_components/angular/angular.js:11658
	    at /Users/michu/_code/project/client/bower_components/angular/angular.js:12701
	    at /Users/michu/_code/project/client/bower_components/angular/angular.js:12513
	    at /Users/michu/_code/project/client/bower_components/angular-mocks/angular-mocks.js:1440
	    at /Users/michu/_code/project/client/test/spec/controllers/xxxx/testname.js:35

If I downgrad to beta 11, those error disappears. are there any known issues with the beta12? or someone has some hints about this very strange issues?


I’m getting this same issue when I upgraded from beta11 to beta13 (I skipped 12). As a work around, I’m injecting $httpBackend into my tests and setting up every possible request…

    $httpBackend.when('GET', 'callSupport/callSupport.html').respond({});
    $httpBackend.when('GET', 'config/config.html').respond({});
    $httpBackend.when('GET', 'tabs/tabs.html').respond({});


    $httpBackend.when('GET',new RegExp( '.*')).respond({}); //Using Regex

This allows my tests to pass, but it’s really ugly. I think every template is trying to be reached, which causes a request to fire, which will fail in unit tests.


Yeah this error is really annoying. I believe it’s caused by the templateCache feature added in beta.12.

templateCache: automatically cache template files to prevent flicker on page navigation and imp (944a92b0)

@MrOnosa, your workaround with the RegExp is fantastic. I was worried I was going to have to list out every route. I’m hoping we’ll have a cleaner fix to this in the future.

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