[rspec-users] autospec runs failing specs forever in endless loop

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 12:50:03 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 11:07 AM, Jarmo Pertman <Jarmo.P at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok. I've created failing example.
> Just create project directory and spec directory into it and add there
> one spec file:
> describe "autospec" do
>        it "fails" do
>                "hi".should eql("hello")
>        end
> end
> It fails, but for autotest it is still green (thus making growl and
> snarl to report as everything is passing) and now I'm pretty sure that
> it has to do with the fact that "should eql" outputs "expected" and
> "got" result on different lines. As soon as you replace the matcher
> to: "hi".eql?("hello").should be_true - then output is on single line
> and autotest detects it as failing.
> Still, problem is with the regular expression provided for autotest?

Seems likely. Wanna make a proper patch w/ specs?

> Jarmo
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