[rspec-users] [rspec]spec_server: already initialized constant MyTestClass

Matt Wynne matt at mattwynne.net
Wed May 27 08:41:59 EDT 2009


On 27 May 2009, at 09:26, David Chelimsky wrote:

> On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 12:26 PM, Matt Wynne <matt at mattwynne.net>  
> wrote:
>> I'm creating a class in my spec file to test out a module, but when  
>> I run
>> the spec a second time in spec_server, I get the error above.
>>
>> I presume this is because rails is un-loading the class, and it's not
>> getting re-loaded properly as it doesn't have its own file in the
>> conventional place.
>>
>> Does anyone have a nice workaround for this?
>
> Judging from the silence, I think the answer is no.
>
> There is some interesting stuff going on in other threads about spork.
> Don't know if it solves this for you, but you may want to give it a
> whirl.

Actually you told me (some time ago) to upgrade to the latest version  
of RSpec, as there is some bug-fix with spec_server. I still haven't  
got around to doing that, but I'll feed back when I have.

Matt Wynne
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