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

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 17:30:55 EST 2009


On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 2:42 PM, aslak hellesoy
<aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

Sorry - my fault - was going back through some email that was pending
moderation :) Note the date is Jan 30.

Cheers,
David

>
> 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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