[rspec-users] rspec2 help output has brackets?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 09:52:02 EDT 2010


On Jul 19, 2010, at 8:17 AM, rogerdpack wrote:

> Hi all.
> 
> Saw this:
> 
> Usage: rspec [options] [files or directories]
>    -b, --backtrace                  Enable full backtrace
>    -c, --[no-]color, --[no-]colour  Enable color in the output
>    -d, --debug                      Enable debugging
>    -e, --example PATTERN            Run examples whose full
> descriptions match this pattern
>                                     (PATTERN is compiled into a Ruby
> regular expression)
>    -f, --format FORMATTER           Choose a formatter
>                                       [p]rogress (default - dots)
>                                       [d]ocumentation (group and
> example names)
>                                       [h]tml
>                                       [t]extmate
>                                       custom formatter class name
> 
> tried this:
> $ rspec -fp (for the [p] in [p]rogress)
> 
> got this:
> 
> Exception `ArgumentError' at c:/dev/ruby/downloads/jruby/lib/ruby/gems/
> 1.8/gems/rspec-core-2.0.0.beta.17/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:191
> - Formatter 'p' unknown - maybe you meant 'documentation' or
> 'progress'?.
> c:/dev/ruby/downloads/jruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rspec-
> core-2.0.0.beta.17/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:191:in
> `formatter=': Formatter 'p' unknown - maybe you meant 'documentation'
> or 'progress'?. (ArgumentError)
> 
> is this expected?

Nope. Bug. rspec-core bugs go here: http://github.com/rspec/rspec-core/issues

Thx,
David

> Thanks.
> -r



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