[rspec-users] Using a subversion repository to spec in a rails app

Scott Taylor mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com
Tue Feb 27 08:21:57 EST 2007

On Feb 27, 2007, at 7:47 AM, aslak hellesoy wrote:

> On 2/27/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
>> Is it a bad practice to use a subversion repository to the trunk of
>> rspec and rspec_on_rails?  Or rather, is it doomed to fail, since my
>> gem will always be out of date?
>> I know I can't use spec, installed from gem,s if I have the latest
>> revision of rspec and rspec_on_rails checked into my plugins
>> directory.  But I should still be able to use it with the --drb
>> option, correct?
>> I'm having a new set of bugs with my repository update to Revision
>> 1539...
> I recommend installing a compatible set of RSpec/Rspec on Rails in
> plugins (same revision)
> Preferrably a tagged revision. Try 0.8RC1.
> Then use the spec command under plugins: vendor/plugins/rspec/bin/spec

Is there any need for a gem if I run spec through this path?  I'm not  
using rspec for any other projects.

Thanks for all of your help.

Best Regards,


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