[rspec-users] debuggin cucmber script in ruby

Scott Taylor scott at railsnewbie.com
Tue Apr 7 12:23:45 EDT 2009


On Apr 7, 2009, at 11:54 AM, Ben Mabey wrote:

>
> On Apr 7, 2009, at 8:30 AM, aidy lewis wrote:
>
>> On 07/04/2009, Zach Dennis <zach.dennis at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 12:21 PM, Ben Mabey <ben at benmabey.com> wrote:
>>
>>>> My best
>>>> suggestion would be to set multiple breakpoints and hit "c" to  
>>>> continue to
>>>> the next one so you can skip through all of Cucumber's code.
>>
>>> I will sometimes set a global variable to help me flag when to  
>>> debug,
>>> if the code in question gets executed multiple times. e.g.
>>>
>>>  $c = true if my_condition_is_met
>>>
>>> And then...
>>>
>>> debugger if $c
>>
>> Some useful tips, but I feel the ruby-debug tutorials that exist are
>> lacking. Would it be fitting for me to add a Cucumber and ruby-debug
>> page on the Wiki?
>>
>> Aidy
>
>
> That would be great!  Thanks for offering.

I've been meaning to do a ruby-debug screencast for quite some time.

Although it won't be specific to cucumber, I'll post it on the wiki  
when I get around to it.

Scott


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