[rspec-users] Windows rspec "gem install win32console"

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 10:01:40 EST 2007


On 3/6/07, johnnybutler7 <JohnnyButler7 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
>  i have got RSpec to work on my machine now.  I created a new app and
> followed the instructions again.  If i navigate to the spec folder int he
> rails directory and type spec user_spec.rb then this works fine.  If i try
> the rake command
>
> rake spec:models

This rake task assumes model specs are in spec/models. Is user_spec.rb
at spec/models/user_spec.rb?

>
> first of all i get the "gem install win32console", so if i remove the
> --colour from the options i get the error i posted above. Its basically
> saying it cannot find the spec files.  Do i need to set the path somehwere
> so when i do a rake spec:models it knows where to find them?
>
> John B
>
>
>
>
> David Chelimsky-2 wrote:
> >
> > On 3/6/07, johnnybutler7 <JohnnyButler7 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> Hi I am trying to use RSPEC on windows and i keep getting the following
> >> error
> >>
> >> "You must gem install win32console to use colour on Windows"
> >>
> >> I have installed this Gem but i am still getting the same error.  The
> >> file that error is coming from is:
> >> C:\ruby\lib\ruby\gems\1.8\gems\rspec-0.8.2\lib\spec\runner\formatter\base_text_formatter.rb
> >
> > That line reads as follows:
> >
> > begin ; require 'Win32/Console/ANSI' if @colour && PLATFORM =~ /win32/
> > ; rescue LoadError ; raise "You must gem install win32console to use
> > colour on Windows" ; end
> >
> > So it seems odd that your rspec was complaining even after you
> > installed the plugin. There are people are using rspec on windows w/
> > some success, so I'm not convinced the problem is in rspec alone - it
> > seems to be in rspec in conjunction w/ your particular system.
> >
> > Any chance you recently upgraded to Vista? Maybe the environment
> > variables have changed?
> >
> > David
> >
> >>
> >> Do i need to put this line of code in?  Where do i put it?
> >> require 'Win32/Console/ANSI'
> >>
> >> Can anyone help me, ive searched the web but cant seem to find a
> >> solution.
> >>
> >> JB
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