[rspec-users] Can't put shared example group in its own file

Mike T mike at sowbug.com
Sun Mar 27 23:04:23 EDT 2011


Any ideas? All I'd like to do is have two specs in different files use the 
same shared example group. I saw a similar thread about autotest, but I am 
not using that.

$ uname -a
Darwin mbp.local 10.6.0 Darwin Kernel Version 10.6.0: Wed Nov 10 18:13:17 
PST 2010; root:xnu-1504.9.26~3/RELEASE_I386 i386
$ ruby -v
ruby 1.8.7 (2009-06-12 patchlevel 174) [universal-darwin10.0]
$ rails -v
Rails 3.0.5
$ rails new shared
$ cd shared/
$ echo "gem 'rspec-rails', '~> 2.5'" >> Gemfile
$ bundle --without production
$ rails generate rspec:install
$ rails generate scaffold foo
$ rake db:migrate
$ mkdir spec/support
$ nano spec/support/stuff_spec.rb

-- spec/support/stuff_spec.rb 
*shared_examples_for "bar" do*
*end*

$ rake spec
(in /tmp/shared)
/System/Library/Frameworks/Ruby.framework/Versions/1.8/usr/bin/ruby -S 
bundle exec rspec ./spec/controllers/foos_controller_spec.rb 
./spec/helpers/foos_helper_spec.rb ./spec/models/foo_spec.rb 
./spec/requests/foos_spec.rb ./spec/routing/foos_routing_spec.rb 
./spec/support/stuff_spec.rb ./spec/views/foos/edit.html.erb_spec.rb 
./spec/views/foos/index.html.erb_spec.rb 
./spec/views/foos/new.html.erb_spec.rb 
./spec/views/foos/show.html.erb_spec.rb
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/rspec-core-2.5.1/lib/rspec/core/*shared_example_group.rb:45:in 
`ensure_shared_example_group_name_not_taken': Shared example group 'bar' 
already exists (ArgumentError)*
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/rspec-core-2.5.1/lib/rspec/core/shared_example_group.rb:6:in 
`shared_examples_for'
from /private/tmp/shared/spec/support/stuff_spec.rb:1
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-3.0.5/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:235:in 
`load'
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-3.0.5/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:235:in 
`load'
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-3.0.5/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:227:in 
`load_dependency'
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-3.0.5/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:235:in 
`load'
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/rspec-core-2.5.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:386:in 
`load_spec_files'
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/rspec-core-2.5.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:386:in 
`map'
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/rspec-core-2.5.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:386:in 
`load_spec_files'
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/rspec-core-2.5.1/lib/rspec/core/command_line.rb:18:in 
`run'
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/rspec-core-2.5.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:55:in 
`run_in_process'
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/rspec-core-2.5.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:46:in 
`run'
from 
/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/rspec-core-2.5.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:10:in 
`autorun'
from /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/bin/rspec:19
rake aborted!
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