[rspec-users] autotest displays no output
pangel.neu at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 13:09:29 EDT 2007
I just did the modification and the problem remains.
Is there a way to output the final value of the ruby variable so I can check
if it matches the actual path to ruby?
Wes Gamble wrote:
> From a previous post - the bottom line is that even in Cygwin,
> File::ALT_SEPARATOR returns "\". In autotest.rb (under ZenTest/lib), the
> method named "ruby" which attempts to return the path to the executable
> doesn't work correctly on Windows.
> See below.
> I ran into this as well - see my posts here:
> There's a bug in ZenTest:
> The fix is to remove the smartness in zentest that attempts to construct
> a proper path to Ruby on Windows (I assume that's why they put it in
> So in the autotest.rb file in the ZenTest 3.6.1 gem, make sure that the
> definition of the "ruby" method looks like this:
> # determine and return the path of the ruby executable.
> def ruby
> ruby = File.join(Config::CONFIG['bindir'],
> return ruby
> and then autotest will be able to find your ruby executable.
> Note that I never got the red/green thing working in snarl although it
> does work in the command window if I do it there by hand.
> pangel wrote:
>> Hey, I'm trying to configure autotest with rspec on cygwin but something
>> going wrong.
>> I made a very simple testing environment with a user.rb and user_spec.rb
>> file. Rspec works fine, but autotest outputs nothing - it just stays
>> idle. ^C doesn't display anything more.
>> I can see it's running because I added require 'autotest/snarl' in my
>> .autotest file. And Snarl tells me "Autotest was started" when I start
>> and "autotest was reset" when I ^C.
>> But absolutely no log, no information. Nothing happens either when I
>> a user.rb/user_spec.rb. Very strange.
>> * Windows XP SP2
>> * Ruby 1.8.6
>> * RSpec 1.0.8
>> * Zentest 3.6.1
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