[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

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



> 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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