[rspec-users] rspec, rspec-rails 1.1.99-12 and script/spec 'no such file to load -- spec'
dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sat Mar 7 09:50:40 EST 2009
On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 4:02 PM, rockrep <rockrep at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi David, all:
> I just recently upgraded to Rails 2.3.1RC2 (Mac OS.X 10.5.6, ruby
> 1.8.7 (2008-08-11 patchlevel 72) [i686-darwin9]) and have been
> dilligently following the instructions for upgrading rspec and rspec-
> rails according to: http://wiki.github.com/dchelimsky/rspec/rails-with-rspec-gems.
> I have successfully built the rspec and rspec-rails gems, installed
> and unpacked them, and ran script/generate rspec successfully.
> 'rake spec' works fine, however 'script/spec' fails with error:
> $ script/spec spec
> script/spec:3:in `require': no such file to load -- spec (LoadError)
> script/spec looks like:
> #!/usr/bin/env ruby
> $LOAD_PATH.unshift(File.expand_path(File.dirname(__FILE__) + "/../
This bit is a bug that I plan to fix (today), but that's not the only
> require 'spec'
> exit ::Spec::Runner::CommandLine.run
> and 'rake gems RAILS_ENV=test' returns:
> - [R] rspec >= 220.127.116.11
> - [F] rspec-rails >= 18.104.22.168
> - [R] rspec = 22.214.171.124
> - [F] rack = 0.9.1
> - [ ] cucumber >= 0.1.13
> - [ ] hoe >= 1.9.0
> I = Installed
> F = Frozen
> R = Framework (loaded before rails starts)
> rspec does not exist in vendor/gems, but rspec-rails does. It seems
> it's marked as 'R' which (1) I'm not certain I understand why, and (2)
> seems to prevent unpacking into vendor/gems. In any case, I would
> like to resolve the issue with script/spec.
I've seen this with older versions of lib/tasks/rspec.rake that
required 'spec'. Basically, when you run any rake task in rails, rake
loads up the Rakefile in the project root *and* all of the .rake files
in lib/tasks before executing anything. So if any of those files
require 'spec', then the rails/gems framework will consider rspec to
be loaded already, and won't let you unpack it.
rake gems RAILS_ENV='test'
If that changes rspec to [I], then you can unpack it and you should be
good to go.
> Since rspec is also not installed in vendor/plugins the LOAD_PATH line
> in script/spec looks odd, but I'm not sure it's the cause.
> Any pointers greatly appreciated. Thanks,
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