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

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 04:37:26 EDT 2008

On Jun 4, 2008, at 3:26 AM, David Chelimsky wrote:
> 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)

I believe this is now fixed in http://github.com/dchelimsky/rspec/commit/2b474ac 

If any of you can still reproduce this, please let me know.


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