[rspec-users] New User Issues

Scott LaBounty slabounty at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 19:54:59 EDT 2009


David,

Thanks for the help. On the cucumber/hoe issue, I am running gem version
1.2.0 and when I did a "sudo gem update --system", I got a "Nothing to
update". That may not have been what I'm seeing. The --color makes things
look right.

Thanks again,

Scott

On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 7:54 AM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com>wrote:

> 2009/3/20 Scott LaBounty <slabounty at gmail.com>:
> > I just found RSpec and was trying to do the example on the main page for
> > RSpec (the bowling example). I'm using Ubuntu and did the normal "sudo
> gem
> > install rspec" and then tried to create the bowling_spec.rb file. When I
> ran
> > spec bowling_spec.rb, I was missing the cucumber gem, installed that,
> reran
> > and was missing the hoe gem, installed that,
>
> Cucumber and hoe are developer dependencies. You should probably
> upgrade rubygems - sounds like you're using an old version that
> doesn't know the difference between developer dependencies and
> standard runtime dependencies.
>
> I should probably make it so those dependencies don't exist at all
> unless you have a new enough rubygems to make the distinction.
>
> > reran and it gave me the a
> > missing 'require' from the bowling_spec since I didn't have a bowling.rb
> > file. Is that expected?
>
> The example fails to point that out, but yes, it is the expected
> behaviour if the file doesn't exist.
>
> > From the example, it didn't seem like it would be.
> > When I then added the bowling.rb file and reran everything looked correct
> > except that it wasn't in color (i.e. no green). Is that expected or do I
> > need to do something differnt to get this to work?
>
> Add the --color option to the command line and you'll get color.
>
> > I'm running ruby 1.8.6 if
> > it makes a difference.
>
> Nope - the example needs some fixing. I'm doing a bug-fix release in
> the next few days, and I'll be sure to fix the example so it works as
> a mini-tutorial when I do that release.
>
> Thanks!
>
> David
>
>
>
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > --
> > Scott
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