[rspec-users] Pass a variable from rake to steps file in cucumber

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 15:42:59 EST 2009


dude. have you lost your memory? didn't we have this conversation a week ago?

http://www.nabble.com/-Cucumber--and-rake-pass-command-line-params-tt21789574.html

aslak

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 1:26 PM, AndreXP <andre.x.pretorius at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Can anybody tell me how to pass a variable from the rake command to my steps
> file using cucumber? I have the following in my Rakefile:
>
> ## Rakefile
> Cucumber::Rake::Task.new do |t|
>  profile = ENV['PROFILE'] || 'default'
>  browser_type = ENV['BROWSER'] || '*chrome'
>  t.cucumber_opts = "--profile #{profile}"
> end
>
> I would like to have access to the "browser_type" variable in my "Before do"
> in my_steps.rb file.
>
> ## my_steps.rb
> Before do
>  $browser = Selenium::SeleniumDriver.new($server_host, $server_port,
> "browser_type", $root_url, $time_out)
> end
>
> Thanks for the help.
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