[rspec-users] HOWTO: Background tasks during test (ugly)
ashley.moran at patchspace.co.uk
Thu Oct 29 06:22:12 EDT 2009
On Oct 29, 2009, at 3:09 am, Student wrote:
> I am writing a script that reads connection information from a config
> file, and based, on what it finds, connects to multiple mysql servers
> and performs tasks. To test this script, I need to set up test
> servers, but getting them running without causing the tests to be
> rerun when they stop is a bit..tricky. I cannot say that I'm proud of
> it, but here is how I did it:
Is this because of autospec? If so, you can modify the files autotest
watches. Or, you could do the server stuff in a tmpdir directory.
Let me know if I'm off-target - I can't see the definition of
`datadir` in your snippet.
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