[rspec-users] Configuring RSpec for Integration Test

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 10:01:37 EST 2011

On Jan 7, 2011, at 8:41 AM, Sarah Allen wrote:

> Getting back to this after the holidays...
> David Chelimsky wrote in post #969342:
>> If you need to use spec/integration instead, then you'll need to tell
>> RSpec to include RSpec::Rails::RequestExampleGroup in those examples.
>> You can do that on a per group basis, like this:
>> describe "something" do
>>  include RSpec::Rails::RequestExampleGroup
>>  ...
>> end
>> Or globally like this:
>> RSpec.configure do |config|
>>  config.include RSpec::Rails::RequestExampleGroup,
>>                 :example_group => {
>>       :file_path => /spec\/integration/
>>                 }
>> end
> I tried the approach with an include and it worked fine, which I pushed 
> to a branch here: 
> https://github.com/blazingcloud/rspec-capybara/tree/simple_custom_spec_directory_config
> Also, just changing the directory name to "requests" worked fine too: 
> https://github.com/blazingcloud/rspec-capybara

In the 2.4 release it works for spec/integration as well: http://blog.davidchelimsky.net/2011/01/02/rspec-240-is-released/

> I couldn't find anywhere this was documented. Did I miss a page?  If so, 
> maybe we can write a blog post post and improve the SEO on this basic 
> bit of info.  Or point to where it should be documented and maybe we can 
> help with that.

Should be documented here: http://relishapp.com/rspec/rspec-rails

Info on contributing/helping is here: http://blog.davidchelimsky.net/2010/12/23/rspec-2-documentation-2/

Any help would be wonderful!


> Thanks!
> Sarah

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