[rspec-users] App can't start on production server due to RSpec missing

Scott Taylor scott at railsnewbie.com
Fri Jan 16 15:50:47 EST 2009

On Jan 16, 2009, at 2:38 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:

> Hi,
> I just run in the following problem when starting a Rails app on my
> production server:
>  You have rspec rake tasks installed in
>  /home/thomas/rails_apps/video_on_demand/lib/tasks/rspec.rake,
>  but rspec can not be found in vendor/gems, vendor/plugins or on the
> system.
> Obviously I don't want Rails to load anything related to rspec, how  
> can
> I tell Rails that it should not care about RSpec on the production
> environment?
> A quick fix is to install rspec and rspec-rails gems on production
> server, but I don't get why the app wants them installed.

I would delete that rake task file (lib/rspec.rake) if you don't have  
rspec installed.


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