[rspec-users] Help with some basics

Andrew Timberlake andrew at andrewtimberlake.com
Thu Apr 30 15:55:07 EDT 2009


It gives me the same error when I run
rake spec
spec specs/
or
autospec

It also gives the same error with specs like
it { should_not be_nil }
and
it { should respond_to(:name) }


On Thursday, April 30, 2009, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 9:44 AM, Andrew Timberlake
> <andrew at andrewtimberlake.com> wrote:
>> I'm suddenly getting an error on my specs
>>
>> /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/lib/spec/example/example_methods.rb:24:in
>> `description': No description supplied for example declared on
>> /home/andrew/dev/rhythm/website/spec/models/product_template_spec.rb:4
>> (Spec::Example::NoDescriptionError)
>>        from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/lib/spec/example/example_methods.rb:51:in
>> `execute'
>>        from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/lib/spec/example/example_group_methods.rb:207:in
>> `run_examples'
>>        from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/lib/spec/example/example_group_methods.rb:205:in
>> `each'
>>        from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/lib/spec/example/example_group_methods.rb:205:in
>> `run_examples'
>>        from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/lib/spec/example/example_group_methods.rb:103:in
>> `run'
>>        from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/lib/spec/runner/example_group_runner.rb:23:in
>> `run'
>>        from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/lib/spec/runner/example_group_runner.rb:22:in
>> `each'
>>        from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/lib/spec/runner/example_group_runner.rb:22:in
>> `run'
>>        from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/lib/spec/runner/options.rb:119:in
>> `run_examples'
>>        from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/lib/spec/runner/command_line.rb:9:in
>> `run'
>>        from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.5/bin/spec:4
>>        from /usr/local/bin/spec:19:in `load'
>>        from /usr/local/bin/spec:19
>>
>>
>> The spec is as follows (using Remarkable)
>> require File.expand_path(File.dirname(__FILE__) + '/../spec_helper')
>>
>> describe ProductTemplate do
>>  it { should belong_to(:account) }
>>
>>  it { should validate_presence_of(:account) }
>>  it { should validate_presence_of(:name) }
>>  it { should validate_presence_of(:cost) }
>>
>>  it { should validate_length_of(:name).within(1..100) }
>>
>>  it { should validate_uniqueness_of(:name) }
>> end
>>
>> I've just updated to the latest versions of rspec, rspec-rails and remarkable
>>
>>
>> Not sure what I'm doing wrong here.
>
> That happens when a matcher doesn't supply a description (which is
> required), but it looks like the remarkable matchers do, so I'm not
> sure what's up with that.
>
> How are you running it? What command?
>
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Andrew
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