[rspec-users] Build rspec-rails as a gem?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 12:42:14 EDT 2008


On Jun 3, 2008, at 11:31 AM, Ben Mabey wrote:

> Pat Maddox wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 11:09 PM, Jose Fernandez <lists at ruby- 
>> forum.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I can't figure out how to build rspec-rails as a gem when just  
>>> cloned
>>> from github... there isn't any .gemspec file or rake task that does
>>> this. Any help?
>>>
>>
>> rspec-rails is a rails plugin, not a gem.
>>
>> Pat
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>
> I have needed to use it as a gem before.  Why?  Well, with ticket  
> 383(http://rspec.lighthouseapp.com/projects/5645/tickets/383-extract-mock_model-out-of-railsexamplegroup 
> )  David extracted the mocking features for AR so that it could be  
> reused easily.  I was writing a merb app that used AR and I quickly  
> began missing the mock_model and other mock helpers found in rspec- 
> rails.  So, I created a gem out of the plugin, installed it locally  
> in my merb app I just required 'spec/rails/mocks'.
>
>
> The gemspec file I created to do this was:
>
> Gem::Specification.new do |s|
> s.name = %q{rspec-rails}
> s.version = "1.1.4"
>
> s.specification_version = 2 if s.respond_to? :specification_version=
>
> s.required_rubygems_version = Gem::Requirement.new(">= 0") if  
> s.respond_to? :required_rubygems_version=
> s.authors = ["RSpec Development Team"]
> s.date = %q{2008-05-25}
> s.default_executable = %q{spec}
> s.description = %q{RSpec-Rails is an extension to RSpec to provide a  
> better environment for specing rails.}
> s.email = %q{rspec-devel at rubyforge.org}
> s.extra_rdoc_files = ["README", "CHANGES", "MIT-LICENSE"]
> s.files = ["CHANGES", "MIT-LICENSE", "Rakefile", "README", "lib/ 
> autotest/discover.rb", "lib/autotest/rails_rspec.rb", "lib/spec/ 
> rails/example/assigns_hash_proxy.rb", "lib/spec/rails/example/ 
> controller_example
> _group.rb", "lib/spec/rails/example/functional_example_group.rb",  
> "lib/spec/rails/example/helper_example_group.rb", "lib/spec/rails/ 
> example/model_example_group.rb", "lib/spec/rails/example/ 
> rails_example_group.r
> b", "lib/spec/rails/example/render_observer.rb", "lib/spec/rails/ 
> example/view_example_group.rb", "lib/spec/rails/example.rb", "lib/ 
> spec/rails/extensions/action_controller/base.rb", "lib/spec/rails/ 
> extensions/ac
> tion_controller/rescue.rb", "lib/spec/rails/extensions/ 
> action_controller/test_response.rb", "lib/spec/rails/extensions/ 
> action_view/base.rb", "lib/spec/rails/extensions/active_record/ 
> base.rb", "lib/spec/rails/ex
> tensions/object.rb", "lib/spec/rails/extensions/spec/example/ 
> configuration.rb", "lib/spec/rails/extensions/spec/matchers/ 
> have.rb", "lib/spec/rails/extensions.rb", "lib/spec/rails/matchers/ 
> assert_select.rb", "li
> b/spec/rails/matchers/have_text.rb", "lib/spec/rails/matchers/ 
> include_text.rb", "lib/spec/rails/matchers/redirect_to.rb", "lib/ 
> spec/rails/matchers/render_template.rb", "lib/spec/rails/ 
> matchers.rb", "lib/spec/ra
> ils/mocks.rb", "lib/spec/rails/story_adapter.rb", "lib/spec/rails/ 
> version.rb", "lib/spec/rails.rb"]
> s.has_rdoc = true
> s.homepage = %q{http://rspec.rubyforge.org}
> s.rdoc_options = ["--title", "RSpec-Rails", "--line-numbers", "-- 
> inline-source", "--main", "README"]
> s.require_paths = ["lib"]
> s.rubygems_version = %q{1.1.0}
> s.summary = %q{RSpec-Rails-1.1.4 (build 20080526202855) - BDD for  
> Ruby http://rspec.rubyforge.org/}
> end


I can grab this and add it or, if you want, you can gimme a git-patch.  
Your call.

Cheers,
David


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