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TODO: fix bundler dependancy problem!! TODO: fix failure message for wont (doesn't output failing actions)

TODO: update readme: description, installation, usage TODO: Configure Travis TODO: Configure Appraisal? TODO: file to load matcher for RSpec & integration test & test task TODO: file to load matcher for Cucumber & integration test & test task TODO: relocate dev dependencies from Gemfile to Gemspec TODO: Change gemspec dependencies to work with older versions of shoulda-matchers & pundit TODO: allow configurable error messages per suite & per spec file? TODO: add aliases to PermittedToMatcher? TODO: add ForbidMatcher & ForbiddenToMatcher? (& update integration tests) TODO: find a way to remove the constraint that a policy's record must be named record


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'shoulda-matchers-pundit'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install shoulda-matchers-pundit


TODO: Write usage instructions here


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull



  • Added ForbidMatcher. May add ForbiddenToMatcher later on.
  • Match multiple actions with a single permit/forbid statement


  • Added PermitMatcher & PermittedToMatcher.