[rspec-devel] rspec runner for eclipse

Dan North dan at tastapod.com
Mon Jun 4 10:54:50 EDT 2007


I think that would be really sweet.

I currently run my "daddy" behaviour file - usually called examples.rb - 
as a ruby program. Eclipse makes the path names in the stack trace 
clickable so I can navigate to the source, but a test::unit style plugin 
would be great.

Cheers,
Dan

Raymond Barlow wrote:
> Hi guys,
>
> I'm looking at writing an rspec runner for eclipse like the jUnit and 
> ruby's TestUnit plugins. I think this would get rspec used a lot more.
>
> To do this, I'm going to use jRuby to start a ruby script that kicks off 
> the rspec tests. I've written a custom BehaviourRunner that basically 
> substitutes the @options.report for my own version. This way I can see 
> when the tests are starting, stopping, passing, not passing etc. The 
> ruby code will call back to the Java runner and communicate with an 
> RSpecListener.
>
> But, my current problem is this: How do you start an rspec test in Ruby? 
> i.e. not from the command line? I've been using this command line to 
> workout where in the ruby code to do the Java callbacks:
> spec --require j_behaviour_runner.rb --runner JBehaviourRunner 
> bowling_spec.rb
>
> and now I need to do this in a ruby script so that I can start it from 
> jRuby.
>
> Comments?
>
> Oh, and one last (stupid!) question--is there already an eclipse runner 
> out there?
>
> Cheers!
> Raymond Barlow
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