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Subdirectories in Cucumber Features

At some point having all of your features in a single directory maybe become an issue. Cucumber allows you to add feature subdirectories for organization. Subdirectories work as expected when running the entire cucumber suite. However, when executing a single feature located in a subdirectory cucumber doesn’t load the web_steps.rb or other support files in the features directory.

You can fix this behavior by using the require flag to pass in the features directory.

bin/cucumber features/users/create_useres.feature -r features

You can also add "-r features" to your cucumber.yml file under the default profile and it will be passed in every time.

Dustin Tinney (35 Posts)

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