[rspec-users] Still recommend the plugins over the gems?

Scott Taylor mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com
Fri Jun 8 02:01:08 EDT 2007

On Jun 7, 2007, at 11:08 PM, David James wrote:

>> We strongly recommend you install RSpec and Spec::Rails as plugins
>> (as opposed to relying on an RSpec gem). See special instructions
>> below if you want to install the HEAD of the trunk, or an older
>> version.
> (from http://rspec.rubyforge.org/documentation/rails/install.html)
> Is this still the case?  Why?
> Is the rspec_on_rails available in gem form?

The rspec_on_rails plugin has never been available in gem form, has it?

Potentially, you could install the rspec_on_rails plugin, while using  
the autotest gem (assuming you got the version numbers exactly  
right).   Or am I wrong on this one, as well?


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