[rspec-users] [Cucumber, Webrat] Error backtraces shown as HTML in console

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 06:00:08 EST 2009

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 10:38 AM, Matt Wynne <matt at mattwynne.net> wrote:
> Since upgrading to Cucumber I've noticed that the backtraces
> appearing in the console output are of the form:
>    Page load was not successful (Code: 500):
> Followed by the dump of the rails error page. That page looks fine in a
> browser, and it's helpful enough to see it when save_and_open_page does its
> thing, but I'm pretty used to reading plain old stacktraces in the console -
> the HTML output is very hard to read.

Rails' HTML error page or Cucumber's HTML formatter? (The latter is
very rudimentary in 0.1.99).

> Is this a known issue, or a feature, or have I just got something configured
> wrong?

It's an unknown issue (bug). Try --backtrace.

Please file a bug report.


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