[rspec-users] Installing rspec, cucumber, et al.

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 15:05:05 EST 2008


On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 2:00 PM, James B. Byrne <byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca> wrote:
> I am confused. I ran this in my rails project root:
>
> $ git submodule status
>  3b76fda741dfe2de84b4d5a33766653589ad36fb vendor/plugins/rspec
> (1.1.4-22-g3b76fda)
>  5adb47e5bed39569b435fadf8c34bd836d4287d3 vendor/plugins/rspec-rails
> (1.1.4-10-g5adb47e)
>
> $ git update # does nothing
>
> I checked my .gitmodules and .git/config entries and they both say this:
>
> [submodule "vendor/plugins/rspec"]
>        path = vendor/plugins/rspec
>        url = git://github.com/dchelimsky/rspec.git
> [submodule "vendor/plugins/rspec-rails"]
>        path = vendor/plugins/rspec-rails
>        url = git://github.com/dchelimsky/rspec-rails.git
>
>
> However, the rspec.info page says the the most recent rspec version is
> 1.1.11.  So, what is going on?  Where is the 1.1.11 git repository?
> rspec.info points to http://github.com/dchelimsky/rspec/wikis/home  which
> refers one to git://github.com/dchelimsky/rspec.git which is what I
> already have.  Am I missing something obvious here?

You must have installed rspec during the short time we were using
git-submodules.

You'll want to remove them and reinstall as plugins (or as gems).
Here's some info on un-doing git-submodules:

http://pitupepito.homelinux.org/?p=24

Cheers,
David


>
> P.S.
>
> I am a digest subscriber so I very much appreciate a directly addressed
> copy of any replies (reply all); and
>
> I track the archives at ruby-forge when I have a question to the list
> outstanding but I see no traffic for this list after Tue Nov 11 09:36:03
> EST 2008, including my own previous message.  Is the list down or are the
> archives generated only periodically?

Not sure about this - I'll look into it.


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