[rspec-users] Is it possible to run rspec continuously?

Katrina Owen katrina.owen at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 17:59:49 EDT 2011

Hi there,

Check out Spork. Spork will fire up a distributed ruby process that
your tests can run in.

You'll need to restart spork any time environment files change (check
out guard for this, though), but that's minor considering the increase
in speed that you can see.


On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 10:37 PM, Benyi Wang <bewang.tech at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I run rspec in Rails, it seems that a ruby process is created and
> loaded with rails components due to the statement require 'spec_helper'.
> This usually takes a while to run even a single spec. Does a tool for rspec
> like rails console exist so that you can run specs continuously without
> loading everything each time?
> autotest actually starts a new process each time when there is a change, and
> I can still feel the obvious delay.
> Any idea?
> Thanks.
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