CAUTION It's specific machinist 1.0-maintenance.
Machinist is an alternative for Fixtures or FactoryGirl.
If you want to generate an object without saving it to the database, replace
So remember to use
If you're interested, here is the source code.
Well if you're using latest machinist, which is 2.0 at this point, it's much simpler and cleaner.
make for generating but not saving an object,
make! for saving it to database.