[rspec-users] Spork and Merb and rSpec

Tim Harper timcharper at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 21:39:57 EDT 2009


Hey Andy,
I'd be happy to work with you on getting merb support going. I'm not a merb
developer myself, but I am interested in expanding spork to work with other
frameworks.

I'll create a merb app and see what I can do to get it to work.

Tim

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Andy Shipman <andy at cllearview.com> wrote:

> On 16 Jun 2009, at 22:11, Tim Harper wrote:
>
>  I'm interested to hear your experience with Spork and Merb.  Right now
>> Spork is doing some hooks in to rails (that are actually kind of aggressive
>> right now) to help make spork work more out of the box - specifically,
>> preventing rails from preloading application models and controllers before
>> the fork occurs.
>>
>> Be sure to run spork -d and look to see which files are being preloaded.
>> Every file listed there will be cached and not reloaded until spork is
>> restarted.
>>
>> Tim
>>
>
> On a brand new merb app, its clear that Spork isn't going to work too well
> for me then!
>
> 6> ~/dev/spork-test % spork -d
> Using RSpec
> Loading Spork.prefork block...
> - Spork Diagnosis -
> -- Summary --
> app/controllers/application.rb
> app/controllers/exceptions.rb
> app/helpers/global_helpers.rb
> app/models/user.rb
> config/dependencies.rb
> config/environments/test.rb
> config/init.rb
> config/router.rb
> merb/merb-auth/setup.rb
> merb/merb-auth/strategies.rb
> merb/session/session.rb
> spec/spec_helper.rb
>
> Looking at the way that you're dealing with Rails, and given my lack of
> understanding of Merb internals, I'm not sure that I'm going to get too far,
> tbh.
>
> Any suggestions as to where to start to review this to see if it _can_ be
> made to work? Or should I just wait until Merb becomes Rails 3 ;-)
>
> Andy
>
>
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