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Properly require your "spec_helper"

You can configure RSpec to automatically require spec_helper.

Always use simply

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require 'spec_helper'

If you mix it up like

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require 'spec_helper' require File.dirname(__FILE__) + '/../spec_helper' require File.dirname(__FILE__) + '/../../spec_helper' require File.expand_path('spec/spec_helper')

the file will be executed each time, since Ruby (at least 1.8) identifies it simply by the string you passed to "require".

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Tobias Kraze
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by Arne Hartherz
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