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Why does this test involving Swap.NextInstance() fail?

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It appears that 'a' is a fake object.
asked by Neil (27.7k points)

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Hi Neil,

When using Swap.NextInstance() the aim is to replace behavior unreachable in the test (because it's on an object instantiated in the code under test), with behavior defined on a fake object. Because the swapped instance is normally unreachable, verifying against it is unsupported. Instead, you should verify against the fake you substitute it with:
var fake = Isolate.Fake.Instance<A>();
Isolate.Swap.NextInstance<A>().With(fake);

// this is the future instance, it is normally not instantiated in the test context
A a = new A();
a.AMethod();

// in the test context we verify against the fake we created earlier in the test
Isolate.Verify.WasCalledWithExactArguments(() => fake.AMethod());


Please let me know if this helps.

Doron
Typemock Support
answered by doron (16.5k points)
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Hi Doron,

That code helps and works, thanks.
answered by Neil (27.7k points)
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