[rspec-users] Getting RSpec 1.1.4+ to Work with Autotest (ZenTest 3.10.0) on Windows (Win32)

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Jul 15 08:03:51 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 3:16 AM, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 12:11 AM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 4:50 PM, Charles Grindel <cgrindel at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Thanks for the info, Luis.  I am glad that they fixed the calling a batch
>>> file issue.  I have had to handle this myself in several different
>>> situations.
>>> I do have one additional question.  It sounds like your setup is very
>>> similar to ours.  Is your project new or did you upgrade?  Do you run
>>> autospec or autotest from the command line?  It seems like running autotest
>>> directly should still work given the history comment, but I could not get
>>> things to fly until I started using autospec.  Just curious.
>> When we introduced autospec, we also changed the way rspec identifies
>> itself to autotest such that an ENV var must be present (which is set
>> by autospec) - so no, the autotest command won't work.
> Hmn, really?
> rspec, commit 5bb989c6a54e325198e180ef3d4e59b5bf6eb21c
> rspec-rails: commit 9a1e10e7b71f7e8e4fb910a9695ee69abec63816
> http://pastie.org/private/gwgvkbhpbvhvtquslwe6g

Hmm. Well, it's not supposed to work :) We added autospec specifically
so that it wouldn't. Check out
http://rspec.lighthouseapp.com/projects/5645/tickets/394 and
Any reason that shouldn't work on windows?

> But in any case, if you say that I should use script/autospec, then I should :-)
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