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Nolan Dalton
Nolan Dalton
1,589 Points

Rpsec + Syntax Issue

Getting this load error and a syntax one, not sure what I'm doing wrong:

C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:1327:in load': C:/Sites/odot/spec/features/todo_lists/create_spec.rb:33: syntax error, unexpected keyword_end, expecting end-of-input (SyntaxError) from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:1327:inblock in load_spec_files' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:1325:in each' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:1325:inload_spec_files' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:102:in setup' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:88:inrun' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:73:in run' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:41:ininvoke' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/exe/rspec:4:in <top (required)>' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/bin/rspec:23:inload' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/bin/rspec:23:in `<main>'

Code: https://github.com/NolanDalton/rspec-syntax-issue

2 Answers

C:/Sites/odot/spec/features/todo_lists/create_spec.rb:33: syntax error, unexpected keyword_end, expecting end-of-input (SyntaxError)

You are missing an 'END' somewhere in the create_spec.rb around or after line 33.

Nolan Dalton
Nolan Dalton
1,589 Points

What about the load error?

The reason for the load error is the syntex error. When you fix the syntex error it will then load or give you a new error to chase down. The first issue is that there is an 'END' missing.

This:

C:/Sites/odot/spec/features/todo_lists/create_spec.rb:33: syntax error, unexpected keyword_end, expecting end-of-input (SyntaxError)

Is the cause for this:

C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:1327:in load': 
Nolan Dalton
Nolan Dalton
1,589 Points

Fixed the end but now getting one with the helper on line 1

C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/site_ruby/2.1.0/rubygems/core_ext/kernel_require.rb:54:in require': cannot load such file -- rails_helper (LoadError) from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/site_ruby/2.1.0/rubygems/core_ext/kernel_require.rb:54:inrequire' from C:/Sites/odot/spec/features/todo_lists/create_spec.rb:1:in <top (required)>' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:1327:inload' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:1327:in block in load_spec_files' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:1325:ineach' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/configuration.rb:1325:in load_spec_files' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:102:insetup' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:88:in run' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:73:inrun' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/lib/rspec/core/runner.rb:41:in invoke' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/rspec-core-3.3.1/exe/rspec:4:in<top (required)>' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/bin/rspec:23:in load' from C:/RailsInstaller/Ruby2.1.0/bin/rspec:23:in<main>'

Code is on the GitHub repo I linked