[rspec-users] Newbie question

Daniel N has.sox at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 20:02:45 EST 2007


On Nov 28, 2007 11:58 AM, Pito Salas <rps at salas.com> wrote:

> I installed Rspec and am getting the following failure:
>
> $ sudo gem install rspec
> Successfully installed rspec-1.0.8
> Installing ri documentation for rspec-1.0.8...
> Installing RDoc documentation for rspec-1.0.8...
>
> $ spec -v
> RSpec-1.0.8 (r2338) - BDD for Ruby
> http://rspec.rubyforge.org/
>
> $ cat acct.rb
> describe Account, " when first created" do
>   it "should have a balance of $0" do
>     ...
>   end
> end
> $ spec acct.rb
> /opt/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.0.8/lib/spec/runner/
> behaviour_runner.rb:106:in `load': ./acct.rb:3: syntax error,
> unexpected tDOT3 (SyntaxError)
>         from /opt/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.0.8/lib/spec/
> runner/behaviour_runner.rb:106:in `load_specs'
>         from /opt/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.0.8/lib/spec/
> runner/behaviour_runner.rb:105:in `each'
>         from /opt/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.0.8/lib/spec/
> runner/behaviour_runner.rb:105:in `load_specs'
>         from /opt/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.0.8/lib/spec/
> runner/behaviour_runner.rb:49:in `prepare!'
>         from /opt/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.0.8/lib/spec/
> runner/behaviour_runner.rb:19:in `run'
>         from /opt/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.0.8/lib/spec/
> runner/command_line.rb:17:in `run'
>         from /opt/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.0.8/bin/spec:3
>         from /opt/local/bin/spec:16:in `load'
>         from /opt/local/bin/spec:16
>
> Must be a version or other config problem. Can anyone point me in the
> right direction?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Pito
>
>
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it's saying you have a syntax error..  Can you post your whole file?
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