[Rspec-users] How to run edge RSpec (on Rails)?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 23:37:59 EST 2006

On 10/31/06, George Anderson <george at benevolentcode.com> wrote:
> I'm interested in tracking edge development of the RSpec on Rails
> plugin and I'm a bit confused.
> The installation guide
> (http://rspec.rubyforge.org/documentation/rails/install.html) says,
> "You'll have to install the RSpec core gem first."  It also says,
> "Take note of what rspec version you're installing – it's very
> important that you install a compatible RSpec on Rails plugin."
> >From the "Installation" section (for RSpec on Rails) I understand how
> to track the HEAD of trunk for the plugin development, but I'm not
> sure if I can use the edge plugin with the RSpec core gem (via "gem
> install rspec").
> In order to use the edge plugin, do I also need to use edge rspec?


> If so, how do I install edge rspec and ensure it gets used instead of
> the RSpec gem (0.6.4)?

check out the trunk
read the README - that should tell you what you need to build rspec
once you have the dependencies in place you should be able to do this:

rake gem
gem install pkg/rspec-X.X.X.gem

Let us know if that works for you.


> I've done my best to RTFM, but I'm still climbing the Ruby curve and
> apparently missing some key bits to pull this together.
> Thanks for any direction you might provide.
> /george
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