[rspec-users] Newbie question, populate or ignore test db

Bart Zonneveld loop at superinfinite.com
Tue Jul 22 03:09:05 EDT 2008

On 22-jul-2008, at 6:43, Teedub wrote:

> Thanks
> rake db:test:prepare did the trick. I am still a bit confused as to
> why rake cares about a database that it isn't using.
> But I guess that will all fall into place in my brain one day.

Well, the test database is for ehrm, testing :). So rake is actually  
using it.


> On Jul 21, 1:01 am, Rahoul Baruah <b... at madeofstone.net> wrote:
>> On 21 Jul 2008, at 08:27, David Salgado wrote:
>>> If you have created it, then perhaps the test db doesn't have the
>>> right tables. So, try "rake db:test:prepare". You'll need to do that
>>> after every migration as well.
>> Once your test database is built, using "rake spec" should ensure
>> that your test database matches the structure of your dev database,
>> before running your specifications.
>> Baz.
>> Rahoul Baruah
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