[rspec-users] Spec time reporting precision
dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Dec 30 11:31:09 EST 2009
On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 10:26 AM, Ronald Chaplin <t73net at t73.biz> wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-12-30 at 09:26 -0600, David Chelimsky wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 6:20 AM, Ronald Chaplin <t73net at t73.biz>
> > wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > So I woke up early this morning, and was running some tests
> > through
> > autospec, and it returned a time as follows:
> > Finished in 0.0151600000000001 seconds
> > I know that there are alot of other more important issues
> > being
> > addressed right now for the rspec project, (2.0 for Rails
> > 3.0). However,
> > do we really need this level of precision for spec tests? I
> > know that
> > it's nice to see if your refactoring made any changes in
> > overall
> > performance. But do we really need it carried out to 16
> > decimal places?
> > Just seems like over kill to me.
> > Hey Ronald,
> > Is this actually causing you pain? RSpec isn't doing anything special
> > to get 16 decimal places here. It just uses Timeout from the standard
> > lib, which offers no API for precision. Reducing the precision would
> > require additional code in RSpec, and _that_ seems like overkill to
> > me :)
> Hey David,
> Great book btw. I'm learning so much and it has really helped me in my
> newbie days to ruby.
That's great to hear. Thanks!
> No, it's not a pain. Just seemed like overkill that it would report to
> such a finite decimal place is all. I guess that's the PHPer in me
> ackking @ the wasted numbers :p
Thanks for playing!
> Ronald Chaplin <t73net at t73.biz>
> T73 Biz
> > Cheers,
> > David
> > One solution I had thought about was simply having a boolean
> > switch
> > option for rspec called precise, wherein it would print
> > shortened, less
> > precise times for those who wanted it. I'd even be willing to
> > do the leg
> > work/patches for it if this doesn't seem like a crazy idea.
> > Just self.trying_to + something.useful?
> > --
> > Ronald Chaplin <t73net at t73.biz>
> > T73 Biz
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