[rspec-users] Anyone used RSpec to write specs for rake tasks?

Pat Maddox mailinglists at patmaddox.com
Mon Apr 19 17:13:25 EDT 2010


Put the interesting bits in a basic Ruby class and test that, then make the Rake tasks a very thin layer over the class.


On Apr 19, 2010, at 8:46 AM, Rick DeNatale wrote:

> I released a new gem this past weekend which adds a new rake task for
> Jeweler to generate a release announcement.
> 
> I was lazy and didn't write any specs, mostly because I couldn't
> quickly come up with a reasonably way to write a spec for a rake task.
> 
> I was wondering if anyone had done some kind of testing harness for
> Rake tasks with RSpec.  I tried googling but kept coming up with stuff
> about using the rake tasks provided by RSpec.
> 
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