[rspec-users] Autotest quits when code has errors

Mark Wilden mark.wilden at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 19:19:48 EDT 2008


On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 3:10 PM, Evan Dorn <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:

> Sorry, I'd put this in a ZenTest forum (as opposed to RSpec), except
> that I can't find one.
>
> I find it frustrating that autotest keeps running when it finds failing
> tests - but it quits back to the command line whenever a test or code
> contains *errors*.
>
> This means I have to constantly (like every 5 minutes) restart autotest
> by hand, which kind of defeats the purpose of autotest, and I find it
> hard to believe this is the default behavior.
>
> If I want to do TDD/BDD and call methods before they exist, this causes
> autotest to quit, which REALLY defeats the purpose.
>
> Am I doing something wrong, or is there a fix?   I'm using ZenTest 3.10
> with RSpec 1.1.5.
>

It sounds like it might be an RSpec 1.1.5 thing. I've used 1.1.4 with
autotest without seeing the problem you describe.

///ark
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