[rspec-users] Difference between spec:server and autospec

Hunt Jon jona.hunt777 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 03:44:45 EDT 2009

Thanks Scott.

I don't get what happens if I add --drb
to spec/spec.opts

Can anybody explain to me, please?

On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Scott Taylor <scott at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> Hunt Jon wrote:
>> What's the difference between spec:server and autospec?
> I wouldn't recommend using spec server - use spork instead:
> http://github.com/timcharper/spork/tree/master
> Both load the rails environment, so that each time you run your tests (with
> script/spec -X or script/spec --drb) you won't have to wait for it to load
> up (which can take 4-5 seconds).
> autospec/autotest, on the other hand, polls the filesystem every 3 seconds
> or so for changes.  When it sees one, it reruns just the test or spec file
> which has changed.
> Scott
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