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Node Mock Module Loader
var vm = require('vm');
var fs = require('fs');
var path = require('path');
/**
* Helper for unit testing:
* - load module with mocked dependencies
* - allow accessing private state of the module
*
* @param {string} filePath Absolute path to module (file to load)
* @param {Object=} mocks Hash of mocked dependencies
*/
exports.loadModule = function(filePath, mocks) {
mocks = mocks || {};
// this is necessary to allow relative path modules within loaded file
// i.e. requiring ./some inside file /a/b.js needs to be resolved to /a/some
var resolveModule = function(module) {
if (module.charAt(0) !== '.') return module;
return path.resolve(path.dirname(filePath), module);
};
var exports = {};
var context = {
require: function(name) {
return mocks[name] || require(resolveModule(name));
},
console: console,
exports: exports,
module: {
exports: exports
}
};
vm.runInNewContext(fs.readFileSync(filePath), context);
return context;
};
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