[rspec-users] Solution for autospec not working

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 00:23:51 EDT 2008

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 1:17 AM, Dennis Sutch <dennis at sutch.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have noticed that, since version 1.1.4, autotest/autospec does not run any
> of my specs.  After getting a hint
> from http://b.logi.cx/2008/10/9/non-auto-spec, I dove a bit deeper into the
> code and found that spec is no longer being run by ruby.
> I monkey-patched Autotest::Rspec in my .autotest file so that spec is again
> executed (using code taken from version 1.1.4).  autospec is now working for
> me.  Applicable code from my .autotest file: http://pastie.org/289183
> github shows that the spec_command was removed on 7/12, with the comment:
> "removed spec_command from autotest/rspec (ruby works just fine)". See:
> http://github.com/dchelimsky/rspec/commit/1aca72d0c5b5dc92c1ac9a4b94ccb8f6961067d2
> Does autospec work for anyone?  Does this issue only affect those of us
> using Windows?

Works here:

Luis at KEORE (D:\Users\Luis\projects\area17\a17_redux\a17_redux.git)
$ ruby -v
ruby 1.8.6 (2008-03-03 patchlevel 114) [i386-mingw32]

Luis at KEORE (D:\Users\Luis\projects\area17\a17_redux\a17_redux.git)
$ spec -v
rspec 1.1.8

Luis at KEORE (D:\Users\Luis\projects\area17\a17_redux\a17_redux.git)
$ gem list ZenTest

*** LOCAL GEMS ***

ZenTest (3.10.0)

Luis at KEORE (D:\Users\Luis\projects\area17\a17_redux\a17_redux.git)
$ ruby script\about
About your application's environment
Ruby version              1.8.6 (i386-mingw32)
RubyGems version          1.2.0
Rails version             2.1.1


My .autotest file:


(exceptions are at ~/.autotest while other stuff is in the RAILS_ROOT of my app.

Luis Lavena
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