[rspec-users] Nicer failure message formatting

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 09:13:16 EDT 2007


On 6/22/07, aslak hellesoy <aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/22/07, Tom Locke <tom at hobocentral.net> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Are there any tools around that make rspec's failure messages easier
> > to read?
> >
> > unit_diff from ZenTest doesn't seem to work - unless I missed something.
> >
> > A simple but very helpful improvement would be to use more line-
> > breaks, e.g.
> >
> > Current output:
> >
> > expected "this is a very long string blah blah", got "this is a very
> > very long string blah blah" (using ==)
> >
> > Easier to read:
> >
> > expected:
> > "this is a very long string blah blah"
> > got:
> > "this is a very very long string blah blah"
> > (using ==)
> >
> > Comments?
> >
>
> Try the --diff option. But I agree that we should consider breaking
> things up like you suggest anyway.
>
> What do others think?

+1

>
> Aslak
>
> > Tom
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