[Rspec-devel] Rspec on Rails is broken in SVN

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Fri Jul 21 13:18:36 EDT 2006


On 7/21/06, Steven R. Baker <srbaker at pobox.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> The solution is in the works.  At this point, I'm fighting the
> >> ceiling of my own understanding of method call order in Ruby.  I'm
> >> sure this is a simple solution for folks with more metaprogramming-
> >> fu.
> >>
> >
> > How long do you feel it's acceptable to wait for this to be fixed?
> > Can we set a deadline? Like one month from now or else it's gone?
>
> Now that I have my powerbook and am spending more time on this stuff,
> that's probably reasonable.

Ok, so if underscores still don't work in Rails by the end of August
we'll bag it.

If someone finds a solution at a later stage, we can always reintroduce it.

Aslak

> I've solicited some assistance from
> folks that have better MetaRuby-fu than I do.  I have a personal
> deadline of approximately 15 September for this, since I have a few
> things coming up in late September and early October that depend on it.
>
> > Has anyone had problems with underscores other than in a rails
> > environment?
>
> It basically breaks anywhere method_missing is overridden by a base
> class.  Namely, ActiveRecord::Base.  I'm not aware of any other
> publicly available software that abuses method_missing quite as
> wonderfully as we do. ;)
>
> -Steven
>
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