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From Assaf Arkin <ar...@intalio.com>
Subject Re: Running a test suite against Buildr with Cucumber
Date Wed, 18 Feb 2009 17:02:04 GMT
On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 6:48 AM, Antoine Toulme <antoine@lunar-ocean.com>wrote:

> Howdy guys,
>
> we are developing Buildr4eclipse and we made the switch to Cucumber to run
> our tests. We have a hard time interfacing with Buildr.
>
> What we did so far:
> 1. We used braid, as Assaf had recommended, to hook ourselves against a
> working copy of Buildr.
> 2. We require the spec/spec_helpers.rb file so we have access to Buildr
> internals.
>
> We run our test suite with this assertion:
> define('foo').compile.compiler.should eql(:pdec)
>
> Which fails with this error:
> undefined method `from' for <Rake::Task compile => []>:Rake::Task
> (NoMethodError)
>
>
> /Users/antoine/perso/buildr4eclipse/buildr/lib/buildr/core/compile.rb:533:in
> `compile'
>
> This happens because the before_define hook defined in the Compile module
> is
> not executed. The Compile module is present on the Buildr::Project class
> though.
>
> Does this ring a bell ? Note that we reproduce the problem even after
> uninstalling all Buildr gems from our system.


All the Buildr specs are written to use the define method introduced by
spec/spec_helper.rb, which defines a project and immediately evaluates it,
so you can write something like define('foo').result.should expected. I'm
going to suspect that your code is calling the real define method.

Assaf


>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Antoine
>

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