[rspec-users] --color doesn't work with --drb w/rspec_autotest

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 11:22:38 EDT 2007

On 4/1/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> On Apr 1, 2007, at 11:03 AM, David Chelimsky wrote:
> > On 4/1/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> If I got this to work, do you think we could/should check in
> >> rspec_autotest into rspec?
> >>
> >> I've updated rspec_autotest abit, so let me know if you'd like the
> >> modified code.
> >>
> >> Scott
> >
> > This is an interesting idea but I want to coordinate w/
> > rspec_autotest's author first. I'll get back to the list after I hear
> > back from him.
> >
> > David
> Yeah - I believe I tried to email him and the email on his blog was
> broken.
> I know that he was trying to integrate this with autotest.  Last I
> checked (a few days ago), Autotest has a bug in its tracker relating
> to rspec_autotest.  So maybe this piece of software belongs in autotest.

If that's true then I'll try to coordinate w/ Ryan and Eric.

> If "getting the names right" is as a big of a deal as you guys claim
> it is, then the tool should properly be labeled "autospec".  Or maybe
> just "ln -s" it.

Sure - that's just a name in a rake task. So most likely it would end
up being something like spec:auto

> As for the red/green issue - someone else on the mailing list claimed
> that they could use drb w/ color - so it would be interesting to hear
> exactly what their configuration is (what rspec/rspec_on_rails setup
> they have).
> Out of my own curiosity (and also for fixing the autospec bug), how
> is the red/green color generated in rspec?  Or rather, can you point
> me to the code that does so?  I've only been able to find the opts(--
> color) line in the runner.

Look at base_text_formatter.rb

> And finally a third thing: I'm almost done over-hauling the doc
> system to use webgen 0.4.2.  I'll post the code to the tracker when
> I'm done with that.

Great. I look forward to it.

Thanks Scott,

> Scott
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