[rspec-users] what has RSpec got against stack traces?

Scott Taylor scott at railsnewbie.com
Sat Mar 7 01:52:32 EST 2009


Phlip wrote:
> Here's an error message. The details are not important (beyond to_xml 
> on a virtual AR database via fixture_dependencies). I know how to work 
> the actual problem.
>
>   NoMethodError in 'BlogMindMap should create XML'
>   undefined method `macro' for nil:NilClass
>   spec/blog_mind_map_spec.rb:192:
>   spec/blog_mind_map_spec.rb:11:
>
> Line 192 contains neither a stray nil nor a method 'macro'.
>
> The question is why did RSpec throw away the backtrace? Am I the first 
> person in history to hit a programming error inside RSpec??
>
Nope, but this probably isn't one of them. 

Can you post your spec and any relevant code?

Scott


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