[rspec-users] requiring "test_notifier/rspec" in spec,opts

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 14:33:22 EST 2010

On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 1:22 PM, drewB <dbatshaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> There is a nice little gem that gives you desktop notifications of
> your spec commands called test_noitifer (http://github.com/fnando/
> test_notifier).  I can get it to work by including require
> "test_notifier/rspec" toward the top of my spec_helper, or by manually
> including it in the command line like:
> spec <spec file> --require "test_notifier/rspec"
> However, if I add it to the top of my spec.opts file, I get the
> following error:
> /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in
> `gem_original_require': no such file to load -- "test_notifier/
> rspec" (LoadError)
> Any ideas on how to make it work?  I don't want to add it to
> spec_helper because then others on my team would need to use the gem
> as well (which they might not want to).

spec.opts is not a ruby file, so you can't put it there. Why not add
it to a ruby file in spec/support/ that you don't keep in source

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