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

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 08:51:51 EST 2007


On 2/27/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
>
> 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 gem will always be out of date?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.

As of the current trunk, no, but there has been in the past so you may
just want to give it a try.

>
> Thanks for all of your help.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Scott
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