[rspec-users] Growl notifications don't work each time??

Zach Dennis zach.dennis at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 23:25:31 EDT 2008


On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 11:11 PM, Scott Taylor
<mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
>
> On Sep 12, 2008, at 1:38 AM, Pat Maddox wrote:
>
>> "Greg Hauptmann" <greg.hauptmann.ruby at gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>> Hi - has anyone had problems with Growl notifications not working each
>>> time?  I can hit save on a test, wait, check.  Then hit save again,
>>> wait, check.  Sometimes the growl notification doesn't work.
>>>
>>> I'm using ZenTest / Rspec.
>>> * ZenTest (3.10.0)
>>> * Macintosh-2:myequity greg$ ruby -v
>>> ruby 1.8.6 (2007-09-23 patchlevel 110) [i686-darwin9.3.0]
>>> * Macintosh-2:myequity greg$ rails -v
>>> Rails 2.1.1
>>
>> I don't know about your particular problem, but since you're on OS X I
>> recommend using RSpactor instead.  The app itself just works better, and
>> growl notifications work great out of the box.
>
> Have you gotten rspactor to work with only specific directories?  I'd like
> to run rspactor only in spec/unit, but can't seem to find any documentation
> on it.
>
> Also - why does it only work on OS X.5?

Because it relies on the File System Events API which was introduced in 10.5.

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