specrb(1) standalone test runner for test/spec and Test::Unit test suites

SYNOPSIS

specrb [OPTIONS] [FILES | -a ] [-- untouched arguments]

DESCRIPTION

The Ruby script specrb allows you to run tests written with test/spec from the command line. It can also be used for plain Test::Unit test suites. You can either specify the names of the test files you want to run, or let specrb find automatically all the tests in your project, by using the -a switch (see TEST/SPEC OPTIONS below).

You can also use various options on the command line to pass parameters to the Ruby interpreterm or to modify the behavior of test/spec and/or test/unit.

RUBY OPTIONS

-e, --eval LINE
evaluate a LINE of code
-d, --debug
set debugging flags (set $DEBUG to true)
-w, --warn
turn warnings on for your script
-I, --include PATH
specify $LOAD_PATH (may be used more than once)
-r, --require LIBRARY
require the LIBRARY, before executing your script

TEST/SPEC OPTIONS:

-s, --specdox
do AgileDox-like output
--rdox
do AgileDox-like output with RDoc formatting
-a, --automatic
gather tests from ./test/, include ./lib/

TEST::UNIT OPTIONS:

-n, --name NAME
runs tests matching regexp NAME
-t, --testcase TESTCASE
runs tests in TestCases matching regexp TESTCASE

COMMON OPTIONS:

-h, --help
show a message similar to this manpage
--version
show version

AUTHORS

The test/spec library has been written by Christian Neukirchen <http://purl.org/net/chneukirchen>.

This manual page, inspired by the help message of specrb, has been written for the Debian Project by C├ędric Boutillier (but may used by others).