[rspec-users] parse!: invalid option "--autotest"

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Jan 21 08:39:11 EST 2011


On Jan 19, 2011, at 3:53 PM, Sean McCleary wrote:

> I keep getting the error every time I try to run my specs with "bundle
> exec rake spec":
> 
> /Users/sean/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.2-p0/gems/rspec-core-2.4.0/lib/rspec/
> core/option_parser.rb:18:in `parse!': invalid option: --autotest
> (OptionParser::InvalidOption)
>        from /Users/sean/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.2-p0/gems/rspec-core-2.4.0/
> lib/rspec/core/option_parser.rb:4:in `parse!'
>        from /Users/sean/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.2-p0/gems/rspec-core-2.4.0/
> lib/rspec/core/configuration_options.rb:104:in `options_from'
>        from /Users/sean/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.2-p0/gems/rspec-core-2.4.0/
> lib/rspec/core/configuration_options.rb:100:in `global_options'
>        from /Users/sean/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.2-p0/gems/rspec-core-2.4.0/
> lib/rspec/core/configuration_options.rb:65:in `parse_options'
>        from /Users/sean/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.2-p0/gems/rspec-core-2.4.0/
> lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:41:in `run'
>        from /Users/sean/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.2-p0/gems/rspec-core-2.4.0/
> lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:10:in `block in autorun'
> 
> I have tried multiple versions of rspec and I still get this error.
> 
> I have tried uninstalling all my rspec and autotest gems and also
> cleaning up old versions of the gems.
> 
> gem cleanup rspec rspec-core rspec-expectations rspec-mocks rspec-
> rails autotest autotest-rails
> 
> My specs used to run without this error.  I do not know what changed.

What's in your ./.rspec or ~/.rspec files?


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