[rspec-users] Spec slowdown

Jarkko Laine jarkko at jlaine.net
Wed Nov 14 06:35:20 EST 2007

On 13.11.2007, at 19.21, David Chelimsky wrote:

> On Nov 13, 2007 10:52 AM, Jarkko Laine <jarkko at jlaine.net> wrote:
>> Is there something currently going on on the rspec trunk that causes
>> a massive slowdown when running rake spec and autotest (without
>> spec_server)? I updated to the latest trunk yesterday and the time
>> needed to run the specs of my app jumped from ~20 seconds to more
>> than a minute. The weird thing is that if I run the rake spec tasks
>> separately (controllers, models, views, helpers), they still take
>> about 20 seconds in total: http://pastie.caboo.se/117362
> That's really weird. We are doing some refactoring and it is
> admittedly still mid-stream, but I'm stumped as to why it would only
> have a negative impact when you run all the examples.
> Also - I'm using the latest and do not see this drop in speed.

Interesting. This happens both on my laptop and the CI server,  
though, so it can't just be my box.

> So, for the moment, please keep an eye on it and let us know if
> changes over the next few days resolve this or not. If not, we'll take
> a closer look before the release.

Thanks, I'll keep you posted.

> Thanks,
> David
> ps - in case you didn't notice: config.breakpoint_server has been
> deprecated and has no effect.



Jarkko Laine

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