[rspec-users] uninitialized constant Spec::VERSION::REV (NameError)

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue May 12 22:27:23 EDT 2009


On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 8:30 PM, Sunny Bak <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> David Chelimsky wrote:
>> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 6:43 PM, Sunny Bak <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
>>> I am a newbie for rspec.
>>> I am trying to install and run a "test" test, but i get an error.
>>>
>>> .../lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:440:in `load_missing_constant':
>>> uninitialized constant Spec::VERSION::REV (NameError)
>>>
>>> Can someone help me?
>>
>> Spec::VERSION::REV does not exist anywhere in rspec, so this is coming
>> from something other than rspec. What versions of rails, rspec and
>> ruby are you using? What other plugins and/or libraries?
>
> Thank you David,
>
> I've attached the whole error messages.  The versions are :
> ruby-oci8 (1.0.4)
> rspec-rails (1.2.6)
> rspec (1.2.6)
> rake (0.8.4)
> ruby (1.8.7)
> Thank you for your help!
>
>
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:440:in
> `load_missing_constant': uninitialized constant Spec::VERSION::REV
> (NameError)
>        from
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:80:in
> `const_missing'
>        from
> /home/ror/newdarts/vendor/plugins/rspec_on_rails/lib/spec/rails/version.rb:13

I think this is the culprit. Looks like you have a VERY old version of
rspec-rails (when it was called rspec_on_rails).

Are you trying to use rspec[-rails] as plugins or gems? If gems,
system or bundled?

David

>        from
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in
> `gem_original_require'
>        from
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in
> `require'
>        from
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:158:in
> `require'
>        from
> /home/ror/newdarts/vendor/plugins/rspec_on_rails/lib/spec/rails.rb:11
>        from
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in
> `gem_original_require'
>        from
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in
> `require'
>        from
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:158:in
> `require'
>        from ./spec/models/../spec_helper.rb:6
>        from
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in
> `gem_original_require'
>        from
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in
> `require'
>        from ./spec/models/user_spec.rb:1
>        from
> /home/sbak/.gem/ruby/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.6/lib/spec/runner/example_group_runner.rb:15:in
> `load'
>        from
> /home/sbak/.gem/ruby/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.6/lib/spec/runner/example_group_runner.rb:15:in
> `load_files'
>        from
> /home/sbak/.gem/ruby/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.6/lib/spec/runner/example_group_runner.rb:14:in
> `each'
>        from
> /home/sbak/.gem/ruby/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.6/lib/spec/runner/example_group_runner.rb:14:in
> `load_files'
>        from
> /home/sbak/.gem/ruby/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.6/lib/spec/runner/options.rb:99:in
> `run_examples'
>        from
> /home/sbak/.gem/ruby/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.6/lib/spec/runner/command_line.rb:9:in
> `run'
>        from /home/sbak/.gem/ruby/1.8/gems/rspec-1.2.6/bin/spec:4
>        from /usr/local/bin/spec:19:in `load'
>        from /usr/local/bin/spec:19
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