[rspec-users] Initial run of RSpec 1.0.8 on MS-WinXPproSP2

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 23:24:02 EST 2007


On Nov 23, 2007 10:08 PM, James B. Byrne <byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca> wrote:
> I found this message:
>
> --->
> aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
> Wed Nov 1 14:00:03 EST 2006
>
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> The short version: Developers *must* run pre_commit prior to
> committing - it's more important than before.
>
> The longer version:
>
> Several people are experiencing problems because they have an RSpec on
> Rails plugin that is incompatible with their installed RSpec gem.
> Because I'm lazy I made RSpec on Rails able to detect
> incompatibilities on its own.
>
> There are now two files in our codebase that store the current svn
> revision in their source (via the svn:externals feature -
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.0/ch07s02.html):
>
> lib/spec/version.rb
> vendor/rspec_on_rails/vendor/plugins/rspec/lib/spec/rails/version.rb
>
> The latter, when loaded (it's required by rspec_on_rails.rb) will
> check that the rev numbers are the same in those two files. If they
> are not, an exception is thrown with a message to the user describing
> what to do.
>
> In order to ensure that these two files get updated with the current
> svn revision numbers during a commit it is MANDATORY that rake
> pre_commit be run prior to a commit. This will modify those files with
> a random comment, which will in turn cause svn to update the
> $LastChangedRevision tokens in those files during the next commit.
> (Without this random modification svn will *not* update the
> $LastChangedRevision tokens in those files).
>
> It's a little bit of magic, but it will help us in the long run.
>
> Aslak
> <---
>
> and this one:
>
> --->
>  Re: Incompatibility Issues after updating CURRENT
> Posted by David Chelimsky (Guest)
> on 11.10.2007 20:01
> (Received via mailing list)
>
> On 10/11/07, George Anderson <george at benevolentcode.com> wrote:
> >  ----
> >   Fetching remote repository's latest revision and UUID
> > unchanged from revision 2338
>
>
>
> > ############################################################################
> > Your RSpec on Rails plugin is incompatible with your installed RSpec.
> >
> > RSpec          : 1.0.7 (r2332)
> > RSpec on Rails : r2331
> >
> > Make sure your RSpec on Rails plugin is compatible with your RSpec gem.
> > See
> > http://rspec.rubyforge.org/documentation/rails/install.html
> > for details.
> > ############################################################################
>
> That is VERY odd. That was a bug in the 1.0.7 release, which is why we
> released 1.0.8 right on its heels. But that was over a month ago.
>
> I see this in CURRENT/rspec/lib/spec/version.rb:
>
>       MAJOR  = 1
>       MINOR  = 0
>       TINY   = 8
> ...
>       REV = "$LastChangedRevision: 2338 $".match(/LastChangedRevision:
> (\d+)/)[1]
>
> ... and this in CURRENT/rspec_on_rails/lib/spec/rails/version.rb
>
>         REV = "$LastChangedRevision: 2338
> $".match(/LastChangedRevision: (\d+)/)[1]
>
> So they should be aligning just fine. Sounds like something's wrong
> when you update from piston. Not sure how or why.
>
>
> <---
>
> Now, the version.rb that is loaded from
> http://rspec.rubyforge.org/svn/trunk/rspec
> has only this:
>
> --->
> module Spec
>   module VERSION
>     unless defined? MAJOR
>       MAJOR  = 1
>       MINOR  = 1
>       TINY   = 0
>       RELEASE_CANDIDATE = nil
>
>       # RANDOM_TOKEN: 0.885013695004692
>       REV = "$LastChangedRevision$".match(/LastChangedRevision: (\d+)/)[1]
> <---
>
> One cannot but notice the absence of any digits in the REV = string.  Is
> this the source (sink) of the [] nil object?

That's a bug. Please report bugs to http://rspec.lighthouseapp.com/.

>
> Regards,
>
>
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