[rspec-users] How to trace running spec
Kero van Gelder
rspec-users at kero.tmfweb.nl
Sun Jan 13 21:47:01 EST 2008
> > I have a spec that is hanging when it is running.
> > How do I get the rspec runner to show what specs it's running so I can
> > which one is hanging? I am calling the runner from my rails project.
> Which formatter ate you using? If you use the specdoc formatter it will
> output the specs as it goes so you can tell where it is hanging. Also,
> there is a profiling one that will list the slowest specs. Run "spec
> -h" for more info.
Though a formatter is no listener (or is it?), it seems to act like one.
Steps do not tell their listeners when they are started, only when they
Assuming a known order, you can figure out which step hangs, but it is
not the one listed last (it's the one after that...)
Another reason to have s step_started method in listeners, is to format
(tell the customer) about a step *before* the step is executed, such that
the customer knows what will happen, instead of heard what has just
Time to write a ticket on lighthouse?
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