[rspec-users] IRB-like utility for Cucumber?

Scott Taylor scott at railsnewbie.com
Wed Jan 14 18:51:37 EST 2009


On Jan 14, 2009, at 6:04 PM, Sebastian W. wrote:

> Aslak Hellesøy wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 9:55 PM, Sebastian W. <lists at ruby-forum.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>
>> The :line suffix tells cuke to run only the scenario on that  
>> particular
>> line.
>>
>> http://wiki.github.com/aslakhellesoy/cucumber/running-features
>> cucumber --help
>>
>> Aslak
>
> Ah, okay - I think I understand. But couldn't I just as easily do that
> with the "-s" option? When I tried running my feature with the :line
> suffix it still executed everything before it, and continued going
> afterwards.
>
> For my purposes, it'd just be really nifty to play have a more
> interactive environment to play around in. Again...I'm totally game  
> for
> you saying "you should get right on that, here's where to go look". :)
>
> I'm more than willing to scratch my own itch, just not sure where to
> begin. :P

Yeah, just insert this into your step definition:

require 'rubygems'; require 'ruby-debug'; debugger

Then type irb <return>

Now you'll be in the middle of an IRB session

Scott



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