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

Jay McGaffigan hooligan495 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 17:50:03 EDT 2010


In the source for rspec there is an spectask class and spectask_spec  
spec for it. That might give you what you are looking for

Jay


On Apr 19, 2010, at 5:13 PM, Pat Maddox <mailinglists at patmaddox.com>  
wrote:

> 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.
>>
>> -- 
>> Rick DeNatale
>>
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