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

Justin Ko jko170 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 18:02:37 EDT 2011


On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 2:37 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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Take a look at Spork:

http://chrismdp.github.com/2010/11/getting-spork-working-now-on-rails-3-rspec-2-and-cucumber/
https://github.com/timcharper/spork
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