[rspec-users] When to use BDD/TDD w/ external libraries

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 14:46:40 EDT 2007


On 6/8/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
>
> On Jun 8, 2007, at 1:44 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>
> > On 6/8/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Well, actually my problem wasn't thinking of svn log, but of how I
> >> would get revision/version numbers.  I tried piping svn log to grep
> >> with 'test' as an argument.  Clearly that didn't work.  But even svn
> >> log | grep test2spec didn't give me revision numbers.
> >>
> >> How would you have done it, if you were me?
> >
> > svn log > log
> > mate log
> >
> > now search for test2spec - the revision number will be close by
> >
>
> My solution was something like the following:
>
> svn log | grep test2spec -n  # for the line number
> svn log | mate  # then searched for line number
>
> Although after hanging out in #bash, I found a much better solution:
>
> svn log | grep test2spec -B 3 | head
>
> the -B 3 prints three lines before each entry.

:)

Cool.

>
>
> Scott
>
>
>
> > The last one w/ test2spec in the comment is r621.
> >
> > In http://rspec.rubyforge.org/changes.html, the last time test2spec is
> > mentioned is release 0.5.16. Note that that was back in the
> > days.of.dots.
> >
> >>
> >> Scott
> >>
> >>
> >> On Jun 8, 2007, at 1:29 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
> >>
> >>> On 6/8/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> On Jun 8, 2007, at 1:23 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> On 6/8/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Jun 8, 2007, at 1:15 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> On 6/8/07, Jonathan Linowes <jonathan at parkerhill.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>>> most plugins come with their own rails tests
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> i've converted one by hand to rspec (restful_authentication)
> >>>>>>>> because
> >>>>>>>> - its functionality is integral to my app
> >>>>>>>> - its really a generator so the code ends up in my app
> >>>>>>>> - there's a good chance i'll be making custom changes to it as
> >>>>>>>> my app
> >>>>>>>> develops
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> perhaps a tool that automatically converts rails tests to
> >>>>>>>> rspecs
> >>>>>>>> would be useful?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> We had one of those a while back. It was pretty good, but not
> >>>>>>> perfect.
> >>>>>>> It's very complex to get right and cover all the
> >>>>>>> possibilities and
> >>>>>>> it's something that we will likely not build as part of rspec.
> >>>>>>> That
> >>>>>>> said, if somebody else wanted to create such a thing, I'm sure
> >>>>>>> you'd
> >>>>>>> make a lot of people happy.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Wow.  That code must still be around somewhere in subversion (any
> >>>>>> hints as to it's last release?)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> hint: svn log
> >>>>
> >>>> Sorry.  I wasn't thinking.
> >>>
> >>> Please - no apology necessary. Just trying to teach a man to
> >>> fish ....
> >>>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> David
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Scott
> >>>>
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