[rspec-users] On debugging rspec; running all specs under multiple directories

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 04:41:15 EST 2007

On 2/27/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> The latest bug - the one that I've just put into the tracker - is
> halting all work that I'm doing on this rails project.  I would like
> to contribute back to the community, and fix the bug for myself.  Any
> suggestions on how to do this?  Maybe some suggestions for how to
> debug a code base which you are unfamiliar with?
> One thing I would like to do is run all of the specs in the rspec
> library to see if they are passing. - the ones that fail will
> probably point to the culprit.  How can I run all of the specs under
> one directory, if the specs are under subdirectories?  This maybe
> more of a unix question then an rspec one...

Try this:

spec --help

The first line of the help tells you that you can pass a directory to
the spec command:

spec some/dir

If you want to run RSpec's own suite of specs, check out the code with
svn and read the README.


> Thanks for the help,
> Scott Taylor
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