[rspec-users] Use of 'should' in another thread

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 18:16:59 EDT 2008


On Jun 12, 2008, at 5:14 PM, Daniel Libanori wrote:

> Hi,
>
>  I've tried to find anything about using 'should' within a Thread, but
> it is a little hard do look up there, so I hope you forgive-me if I am
> asking an "old question".
>
>  I guess this spec should fail:
>
> describe Thread do
>  it "must be fine" do
>    Thread.new { true.should_not be_true } # Why don't fail?!
>  end
> end
>
>  It seems that some parts of RSpec are not thread safe. Right?

If that's running in a separate Thread and you're not getting any  
feedback, that suggests to me that it is in fact thread safe. Unless  
I'm missing something. Which is entirely possible.

Cheers,
David


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