[rspec-users] Edge RSpec on Rails...what did I forget?

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 12:25:21 EST 2006


On 12/21/06, David Lee <david at davelee.com.au> wrote:
> thanks for the advice guys,
>
> I've been using test::unit on a frozen rev of edge rails - might
> consider switching as long as i don't hit any immediate hitches.
>
> I do recall starting this project with RSpec and changing to
> Test::Unit becuase something wasn't working, but I'll try again given
> you're reporting reasonable success
>
> hmm ..
>
> is that test::unit to rspec conversion tool still supported? I can't
> seem to find it locally and it would make evaluating a switch to
> RSpec a lot easier.
>
> I heard mutterings about discontinuing it earlier, but don't recall
> what happened
>

It's been decommissioned. It was too much work to maintain.

> cheers,
> David Lee
>
> On 21/12/2006, at 3:20 PM, Pat Maddox wrote:
>
> > On 12/20/06, brian ford <brixen at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> David,
> >>
> >> I've been developing on edge rails for months and using rspec plugin
> >> (latest release, updating as soon as another is released) for at
> >> least
> >> one month and rarely have trouble.
> >>
> >> If you can, I'd say do it because it may flush out stuff that
> >> wouldn't
> >> be seen otherwise. If it really breaks, you can always revert to last
> >> release (unless you can't live without edge features, which is why I
> >> use it).
> >>
> >> One thing I do, I link to a particular version of edge, not just
> >> trunk. That way I can update it when convenient.
> >
> > I know RSpec may not officially be keeping up with edge rails, but
> > they do a very good job of it regardless.  I use edge everything, so
> > when something breaks I try to get a patch in as well.
> >
> > If you want to use rspec entirely without any hassles, it's probably
> > best not to use edge.  Use the latest rspec, freeze rails to a certain
> > revision, and develop away.  If you don't mind the occasional problem,
> > use edge everything, because it'll help us make rspec better.
> >
> > Pat
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