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--line_number option

To run a single example or group, you can use the --line_number option:

rspec path/to/example_spec.rb --line_number 37
Scenarios
standard examples
Given
a file named "example_spec.rb" with:
require "rspec/expectations"

describe 9 do

  it "should be > 8" do
    9.should be > 8
  end

  it "should be < 10" do
    9.should be < 10
  end
  
end
When
I run rspec example_spec.rb --line_number 5 --format doc
Then
the examples should all pass
Then
the output should contain "should be > 8"
But
the output should not contain "should be < 10"
one liner
Given
a file named "example_spec.rb" with:
require "rspec/expectations"

describe 9 do

  it { should be > 8 }

  it { should be < 10 }
  
end
When
I run rspec example_spec.rb --line_number 5 --format doc
Then
the examples should all pass
Then
the output should contain "should be > 8"
But
the output should not contain "should be < 10"

Last published over 4 years ago by dchelimsky.