[rspec-users] rspec-rails 2 webrat dependency

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 13:14:22 EDT 2010

On Jun 19, 2010, at 12:07 PM, Rodrigo Rosenfeld Rosas wrote:

> Hi, I've finally make all my tests pass in Rails 3 with Capybara.
> After removing webrat's dependency in favor of the new Capybara one, I expected that bundle install would remove Webrat dependencie.
> After a few minutes searching for bundler bugs related to removing dependencies I've tried to uninstall webrat gem. Then I understood that rspec-rails was depending on it...
> Is there any reason for that? If so, couldn't Rspec use Capybara instead of Webrat if it is not present? Is it possible to depend on Webrat OR Capybara in the gem specs?
> Thank you all, specially David, for this wonderful piece of software that is Rspec!
> Best regards,
> Rodrigo.

There's an open issue on this: http://github.com/rspec/rspec-rails/issues#issue/49

Just a matter of prioritization, and this super low on my priority list. Patches welcome.

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