[rspec-users] Slow Focus tags

Rainer Kuhn rainer at incutio.com
Thu Jun 7 11:29:55 UTC 2012


Follow up: is there a way to set RSpec to be less forgiving on errors. If
my specs would have failed because of that error I would have fixed it
months ago. (Or at least reported it)

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Rainer Kuhn <rainer at incutio.com> wrote:

> I guess I can forward this issue to fixture builder, It only happens for
> fixtures that are in a module, like
> Event::Confirm
> Event::CriticalError
> Those fixtures propably need to either be named differently or to live in
> a module subfolder.
>
> So, nothing wrong with RSpec, I am very sorry that I put this one on you,
> so many times you have already proven to people that the error lies
> elsewhere and rspec is running perfectly fine. But for many users like me
> it's where we see the error/problem we suspect it's origin.
> And integration between all the testing tools is tricky to balance for
> devs.
>
> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 12:15 PM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 5:54 AM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 4:00 AM, Rainer Kuhn <rainer at incutio.com> wrote:
>> >> I narrowed it down to three things, the first one might be interesting
>> to
>> >> you, the other ones are my problem, although probably common among
>> lots of
>> >> projects:
>> >>
>> >> Since we don't mock we usually need a bit of test data prepared for
>> each
>> >> test. At first we used factories, but setting things up every time
>> took way
>> >> to long. So I went for fixture builder instead.
>> >> (
>> http://pivotallabs.com/users/georg/blog/articles/1864-fixture-builder-and-rspec-acceptance
>> )
>> >> It was an immediate improvement, although not a great one, since we
>> have a
>> >> generic setup_test_data method that runs before most tests and loads
>> from
>> >> the database into instance variables.
>> >>
>> >> 1) config.global_fixtures = :all
>> >> With this line in, the execution of a single focused spec jumps up to a
>> >> minute. My unresearched guess is that it might load the fixtures for
>> each
>> >> spec, although it won't even be executed.
>> >
>> > Would you please check log/test.log to verify this?
>>
>> Actually I went ahead and checked this myself and what I see is that
>> it only creates fixtures before each spec that is run. If you run one,
>> it happens once ... 2, twice, etc.
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