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

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 17:58:12 EST 2009


On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 4:15 PM, aslak hellesoy
<aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 10:05 PM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 1:38 PM, Fernando Perez <lists at ruby-forum.com>
>> 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.
>>
>> This is a tricky business.
>>
>> We put that in there in response to a user who works on a team. One
>> team member had pulled code and tried t run specs and got an error he
>> didn't understand, so this is intended to help that developer know he
>> needs to install rspec.
>>
>> So now this creates a new problem for you, which is that this means
>> you have to have rspec installed everywhere you want to run rake
>> tasks.
>>
>> I'm open to suggestions for how to best solve for both cases if you have
>> any.
>
> Make it print the message to STDERR instead of raising an error? Plus add a
> blurb like "You can ignore this warning if you didn't intend to run specs"

Sounds good- any objections?


>
> Aslak
>
>>
>> Cheers,
>> David
>>
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