Posted about 5 years ago. Visible to the public. Deprecated.

Properly require your "spec_helper"

You can configure RSpec to automatically require spec_helper.

Always use simply

require 'spec_helper'

If you mix it up like

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".

Does your version of Ruby on Rails still receive security updates?
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Tobias Kraze
Last edit:
6 months ago
by Arne Hartherz
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