- You can `require "specl.shell"` from a spec file (usually in the
initial top-level `before`) to get access to a shell Command
constructor, a `spawn` executor function and several new matchers
for querying the status of a shell command.
- `package.path` is augmented, for the duration of each spec file,
so that `require` can find and load other Lua files in the same
- Additional YAML "documents" from a spec file with '---' and '...'
stream separators are no longer ignored; but treated as additional
- Report formatter displays inline expectation summaries for each
example when not in verbose mode.
** Incompatible changes:
- Documentation is now in Jekyll format markdown for easy website
- Calling require in a spec file now runs in the local environment,
giving access to 'global' symbols from the newly loaded file from
the local namespace. Conversely, access to those same symbols is
no longer available from "_G", the global environment table.
Install it with LuaRocks, using:
luarocks install specl-6
Until the rocks are available from the official repository in a few days,
you can install directly from the specl release branch, with: