[rspec-users] Ignoring certain files?

Justin Ko jko170 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 16 23:48:06 EDT 2011

On Oct 16, 2011, at 3:47 AM, Marten Veldthuis wrote:

> Hey guys,
> Is there any way I can get rspec to ignore all files in spec/fixtures when it does a recursive search for all spec/**/*_spec.rb files?
> The problem I'm facing is that the fixtures for my code are project structures on disk, so I thought I'd make a spec/fixtures with a bunch of different project structures. That works, except obviously those can contain _spec.rb files, which rspec picks up when I try to run it for my gem. So my library Soundcheck has this in it's spec directory:
> spec/soundcheck_spec.rb
> spec/fixtures/ruby/rspec/spec/with_bundler_spec.rb
> spec/fixtures/ruby/rspec/spec/without_bundler_spec.rb
> When I run "rspec spec" it'll try to execute with_bundler_spec.rb too, but those files shouldn't be run.
> I'd rather keep everything spec-related within "spec/", so I'm hoping this is possible. I know I can run "rspec spec/soundcheck_spec.rb" but obviously as I add more stuff that's not going to be so feasible...
> Thanks,
> Marten
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RSpec.configure do |config|
  config.pattern = FileList[config.pattern].exclude('fixtures')

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