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

Teedub twscannell at gmail.com
Sun Jul 27 00:43:45 EDT 2008


For some reason I thought I was using the fixture that thescript/
generate rspec_scaffold method created for me.
And further that the fixture didn't use a database, but pretended that
it did.

Thanks



On Jul 22, 12:09 am, Bart Zonneveld <l... at superinfinite.com> wrote:
> 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.
>
> gr,
> bartz
>
>
>
> > 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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