[rspec-users] Anyone seen weird autotest behaviour on trunk?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 04:26:05 EDT 2008

On Jun 4, 2008, at 3:20 AM, Matt Mower wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 6:26 AM, Hans de Graaff <hans at degraaff.org>  
> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 08:48 +0100, Ashley Moran wrote:
>>> Hmm, exact same revision as me.  Are we the only one s having
>>> problems?  I've also noticed errors along the lines of
>>> "ActionController not found" and "expected XXX to respond to
>>> respond_to?" (or something - that from the developer that sits  
>>> behind
>>> me).
>> We are seeing the exact same thing with Zentest 3.9.2 and RSpec  
>> 1.1.4.
> Oh thank goodness, it's not me. I am seeing the same kinds of
> weirdness too, but only since I upgraded to Rails 2.1
> I'm kinda new to RSpec so I wasn't sure if it was something i was
> doing. In the meantime I've been trying to figure out whether 1.1.4 is
> the right version of RSpec to run against 2.1.
>> The thing I noticed yesterday is that autotest seems to want to run  
>> the
>> model or controller directly instead of the spec file, just like in
>> Ashley's original mail. Obviously this leads to an error because that
>> doesn't load spec_helper which in turn doesn't load the rails  
>> framework.
>> Presto: ActiveRecord has not been initialized.
> Ah, that makes sense.
>> The real question is: why is autotest running specs with the wrong
>> names? Did anyone resolve this yet?
> One thing I've noticed is that it never seems to do it from a fresh
> run (either when you start autotest or hit Ctrl+C), only when it
> re-runs a changed spec. And not every time, only occasionally.
> I've started running autotest with the -v option to try and figure out
> what it's doing.

I've got it figured out. Fix coming shortly (like in 10 minutes)

> Regards,
> Matt
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