[rspec-users] Re ducing frequency of autotest file checks

Kamal Fariz kamal.fariz at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 09:44:45 EST 2008


> You can reduce the frequency at which autotest checks for changes on  
> your
> file system by adding an initialize hook in your ~/.autotest  
> configuration:

If you are running Leopard, you might be interested in a hack a co- 
worker of mine used to tame autotest. He replaced autotest's polling  
with listening to filesystem events instead with a bit of RubyCocoa  
glue.

Check it out at http://rails.aizatto.com/2007/11/28/taming-the-autotest-beast-with-fsevents



Regards,
Kamal



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