[rspec-users] Cucumber dying on decrement_open_transactions

Mark Wilden mark at mwilden.com
Sun Jan 18 13:37:08 EST 2009


On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Wincent Colaiuta <win at wincent.com> wrote:


> I am trying to convert from Story Runner to Cucumber so have started with a
> really minimal story, but am dying with exceptions in ActiveRecord's
> decrement_open_transactions method. I started took my shortest story and
> trimmed off steps until I got it down to the minimal case that aborts:
>

I filed a ticket on this yesterday:
http://rspec.lighthouseapp.com/projects/16211/tickets/165-error-when-not-caching-classes

Perhaps you could attach your test case to it?

///ark

 Feature: accessing the wiki index
>    As a user
>    I want to view the wiki index
>    So that I can get an overview of what is available
>
>    Scenario: the wiki has no article
>      Given no articles in the wiki
>      When I access the wiki index
>      Then I should see "Recently updated"
>
> The corresponding steps are:
>
>  Given /^no articles in the wiki$/ do
>    Article.destroy_all
>  end
>
>  When /^I access the wiki index$/ do
>    get '/wiki'
>  end
>
> But I die with:
>
> Feature: accessing the wiki index  # features/wiki.feature
>  As a user
>  I want to view the wiki index
>  So that I can get an overview of what is available
>  Scenario: the wiki has no article       # features/wiki.feature:6
>    Given no articles in the wiki         #
> features/step_definitions/wiki.rb:1
>    When I access the wiki index          #
> features/step_definitions/wiki.rb:9
>    Then I should see "Recently updated"  #
> features/step_definitions/webrat_steps.rb:83
> /Users/wincent/demo/src/vendor/rails/activerecord/lib/active_record/connection_adapters/abstract_adapter.rb:159:in
> `decrement_open_transactions': You have a nil object when you didn't expect
> it! (NoMethodError)
> You might have expected an instance of Array.
> The error occurred while evaluating nil.-       from
> /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.1.15/bin/../lib/cucumber/rails/world.rb:60:in
> `__cucumber_26364730'
>
> I can make the error go away if I comment out:
>
>  Cucumber::Rails.use_transactional_fixtures
>
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