[rspec-users] Is RSpec Ruby1.9 ready?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 11:44:20 EST 2009


On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 10:43 AM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Yi Wen <hayafirst at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I saw a message on Nov, 2008 in this mailing list from David:
>>
>> "I'm not sure how to fix that problem, but before you go much further
>> you should know that RSpec does not yet run under 1.9. It's something
>> I want to raise in priority soon, and patches are welcome, but that's
>> the state of things today."
>>
>>
>> And I haven't seen any update on this issue since then. But according to
>> this site, RSpec works under Ruby 1.9.
>>
>> So Is there any "official" response on this issue?
>
> It may generally *work*, but right now RSpec's own spec suite is not
> passing in 1.9. Here's what is reported (running the specs using
> "multiruby bin/spec spec"):
>
>
> ruby 1.8.6
> 1246 examples, 0 failures, 4 pending
>
> ruby 1.8.7
> 1246 examples, 0 failures, 4 pending
>
> ruby 1.9.1
> 1238 examples, 49 failures, 4 pending
>
> Note that we not only have failures, but we also get a different
> number of examples reported in 1.9.1. Until these are resolved, RSpec
> does not *officially* support 1.9.1.
>
> If anybody is interested in helping us get there - most of the
> failures are related to just a few issues, so fixing one issue might
> resolve many of these failures. I'll document the remaining issues in
> lighthouse later today or over the weekend. If you're interested and
> feeling impatient, just grab the latest from git and run the specs w/
> ruby 1.9 and you'll see what's going on.
>
> Thanks,
> David

pressed send too soon - please ignore the 2nd version :)
>
>
> Officially, right now 49 of RSpec's own specs are failing against 1.9.
> TheIt is *mostly* working, but there are a few subtle issues that
> either need to be either fixed or formally documented as unsupported.
> This is high on the list right now, but so are a couple of other
> things.
>
> If anybody is interested in helping out, we're down to 49 failing specs.
>
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Yi
>>
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