[rspec-users] Custom File List for Rails 3 Spec Task

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sat Nov 6 19:16:41 EDT 2010

On Nov 6, 2010, at 5:04 PM, Scott Taylor wrote:

> I have some javascript specs (using the jspec javascript framework) in my rails 3 project, living in the spec/javascript directory.  How can I exclude the ruby files in the jspec project from being run when I run "rake spec"?
> RSpec::Core::RakeTask used to take a file list (which was usually generated with a glob pattern and an explicit call to Dir.glob).  Now it only takes a glob pattern:
> http://rdoc.info/github/rspec/rspec-core/master/RSpec/Core/RakeTask#pattern-instance_method
> So how am I supposed to express the following in one glob pattern?
> Dir.glob("spec/**/*_spec.rb") - Dir.glob("spec/javascript/**/*_spec.rb")
> Or is there a better way that I'm missing entirely,

Hey Scott,

Something like:  "spec/{models,views,controllers,helpers,requests}/**/*_spec.rb"

You'd have to include any dirs I left out (if you have any others) in the curly brackets. Do you think that's sufficient?

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