[rspec-users] Run cucumber on a different DB than test?

Matt Wynne matt at mattwynne.net
Sat Feb 28 03:46:54 EST 2009


On 27 Feb 2009, at 19:59, Forrest Chang wrote:

> Hi Matt:
>
>
>>> Yeah, and certain rake tasks won't work, if I recall properly.
>>> RAILS_ENV=another_env rake db:test:prepare still reset the test
>>> database, not the db in another_env.
>>>
>>> Scott
>>
>> Indeed. I do have a fully-functioning rake db:features:prepare task
>> which I can share if anyone's interested.
>>
>
> I ran into this very same issue that Scott points out and you have  
> apparently solved, so I'm definitely interested.

voila: http://gist.github.com/71918

> So with this setup you can do a 'rake spec' and have it run on the  
> test DB, and 'rake features' and have it run on the features DB?

Exactly. I usually have a couple of tabs open in the terminal and run  
one in each.


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