[rspec-users] "no such file to load -- sqlite3" error

Paul Nelligan nellboy at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 07:54:58 EST 2010


Hi Dean

it seems that you have sqlite3-ruby installed, but not sqlite3 installed ...
'gem install sqlite3' might fix it ?

cheers

Paul

On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 12:49 PM, Dean Richardson <lists at ruby-forum.com>wrote:

> David:
>
> Thanks for your help. I've followed the set-up instructions in the "BDD
> in Rails" chapter successfully up to the "rake db:test:prepare" step. At
> that point, I get the following error:
>
> rake aborted!
> no such file to load -- sqlite3
>
> I've attached a document containing my "gem list" output showing the
> presence of the sqlite3-ruby gem and other associated dependencies. The
> document also gives the content of my database.yml file for reference.
> I'm using mysql for my development and production databases.
>
> When I try to switch my test database to mysql too, by editing the
> "test:" section of database.yml, I get the following error:
>
> rake aborted!
> Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)
>
> Both of these errors are widely-discussed on message boards, stack
> overflow, etc., but none of the fixes I've found so far there seem to
> help.
>
> Any suggestions for how to make either test database approach (sqlite3
> or mysql) work would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks again for your help,
>
> Dean Richardson
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> David Chelimsky wrote in post #960323:
> > On Nov 9, 2010, at 6:38 AM, Dean Richardson wrote:
> >
> >>>>
> >>
> >> David:
> >>
> >> Thanks for prompting me to get the update of the book. So, if I'm not
> >> quite ready to make the leap to Rails 3, am I out of luck trying to use
> >> RSpec and Cucumber? Is there any intermediate strategy you can suggest?
> >
> > rspec-1.3 works fine with rails-2.3, and there are notes about how to
> > set this up in the "BDD in Rails" chapter.
> >
> > The RSpec Book is more of a workflow/strategy/process book than a
> > recipe/syntax book. The latter is present, but not the focus. I'd
> > recommend using the versions in the book (listed in the preface) to go
> > through the exercises so you can learn how to use these tools
> > effectively, and then comb the interwebs for information about whatever
> > syntactic differences might be missing from the book. You can also write
> > to this list if you have questions about the differences between
> > versions.
> >
> > HTH,
> > David
>
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