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Utility to remove unneeded shoulds from your RSpec test descriptions - 'it "should do something"' becomes 'it "does something"'
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Merge pull request #5 from mark-rushakoff/related-projects

Mention should_not in related projects in README
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should_clean.gemspec merge bhardin's [custom_matcher]


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Clean "should" from test libraries. Example:

it "should do something"

is replaced with:

it "does something"


gem install should_clean


Search and replace in a directory:

should_clean -d DIRECTORY

Run in simulator mode (it just prints the changes to the screen)

should_clean -d DIRECTORY -s

Related Projects

  • should_not: a gem to enforce that specs in RSpec and MiniTest do not begin with "should."


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Make sure all tests pass (rspec spec/)
  5. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  6. Create new Pull Request
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