[rspec-users] Ruby 1.9 - autospec loadpath problem

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 05:21:53 EST 2008


On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 4:24 PM, Mikel Lindsaar <raasdnil at gmail.com> wrote:
> Mac OSX 10.5.5
> (Ruby 1.8.6 installed already)
> I installed Ruby 1.9.1 preview thusly:
> ==============================================
> port install readline
> cd ruby-1.9.1-preview1
> ./configure --program-suffix=-trunk --with-readline-dir=/usr/local
> make
> make install
> ==============================================
>
> Then move my environment over to the trunk version:
> ==============================================
> ln -s /usr/local/bin/ruby-trunk /usr/bin/ruby
> ln -s /usr/local/bin/rake-trunk /usr/bin/rake
> ln -s /usr/local/bin/gem-trunk /usr/bin/gem
> ==============================================
>
> Then the first thing to do of course:
> ==============================================
> gem install rspec
> gem install ZenTest
> ==============================================
>
> all good so far
> Then change into my new mail project (rewriting all the good bits of tmail
> into a 1.9 based, encoding savvy, oniguma laced, mail hooligan) and do the
> deed:
> ==============================================
> cd ~/ruby_programs/mail
> autospec
> ==============================================
>
> Gets me:
> ==============================================
> mikel at baci.local ~/ruby_programs/mail
>  $ autospec
> /usr/local/bin/autotest:19:in `load': Is a directory -
> /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/rspec-1.1.11/lib/autotest
> (Errno::EISDIR)
> from /usr/local/bin/autotest:19:in `<main>'
> ==============================================
>
> Opening up /usr/local/bin/autotest shows me that line 19 says:
> load 'autotest'
> Thinks... "Ah... load path problem".  so I puts a puts to see what puts:
> ==============================================
> puts $LOAD_PATH
> load 'autotest'
> ==============================================
>
> And I gets:
> ==============================================
>  mikel at baci.local ~/ruby_programs/mail
>   $ autospec
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/columnize-0.2/lib
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/linecache-0.43/lib
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/rspec-1.1.11/bin
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/rspec-1.1.11/lib
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/ZenTest-3.11.0/bin
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/ZenTest-3.11.0/lib
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/site_ruby/1.9.1
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/site_ruby/1.9.1/i386-darwin9.5.0
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/site_ruby
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/vendor_ruby/1.9.1
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/vendor_ruby/1.9.1/i386-darwin9.5.0
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/vendor_ruby
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/1.9.1
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/1.9.1/i386-darwin9.5.0
>  .
>  loading autotest/rspec
>  /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/ZenTest-3.11.0/bin/autotest:49:in
> `require':
> /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/rspec-1.1.11/lib/autotest/rspec.rb:31:
>  target of repeat operator is invalid: /\n(\.\/)?(.*spec\.rb):[\d]+:\Z?/
> (SyntaxError)
> from
> /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/ZenTest-3.11.0/bin/autotest:49:in
> `<top (required)>'
> from /usr/local/bin/autotest:20:in `load'
> from /usr/local/bin/autotest:20:in `<main>'
> ==============================================
>
> Looking in /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/rspec-1.1.11/lib gives:
> ==============================================
> mikel at baci.local ~/ruby_programs/mail
>  $ ls -al /usr/local/lib/ruby-trunk/gems/1.9.1/gems/rspec-1.1.11/lib
> total 8
> drwxr-xr-x   5 root  wheel  170  1 Dec 09:05 .
> drwxr-xr-x  19 root  wheel  646  1 Dec 09:05 ..
> drwxr-xr-x   4 root  wheel  136  1 Dec 09:05 autotest
> drwxr-xr-x  21 root  wheel  714  1 Dec 09:05 spec
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  561  1 Dec 09:05 spec.rb
> ==============================================
>
> So load is trying to load autotest the directory instead of autotest the
> script.
> Any ideas on how to get it to load the right thing?

I'm not sure how to fix that problem, but before you go much further
you should know that RSpec does not yet run under 1.9. It's something
I want to raise in priority soon, and patches are welcome, but that's
the state of things today.

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