[rspec-users] [Cucumber] Fail a scenario from After or AfterStep
ben at benmabey.com
Tue May 19 23:16:22 EDT 2009
Ben Mabey wrote:
> Luke Melia wrote:
>> Any further thoughts on this, Aslak? I'd prefer to go with a solution
>> in line with the future direction of Cucumber if possible.
> Have you seen what Matt added recently?
> I think this should cover your use case... WDYT?
Never mind, I just reread the thread... :)
>> On May 15, 2009, at 5:12 PM, Luke Melia wrote:
>>> On May 15, 2009, at 3:36 PM, aslak hellesoy wrote:
>>>> Thanks for doing that. I have one more favour to ask: Can you show me
>>>> an example of a StepDefinition that would cause the file to be
>>> That is a tougher question, because any browser interaction that
>>> causes an HTTP request to the app under test could result in a
>>> server error.
>>> of our app, they are triggered by clicking on links, submitting
>>> forms, dragging and dropping divs, hovering over a div, waiting for
>>> a page load to complete, as a callback from interacting with a 3rd
>>> party web service, or waiting for a setTimeout to execute.
>>> So one way I could tackle it is to add a step to the end of every
>>> scenario that says "Then the application should not have issued any
>>> responses with 50x status codes", but that would be a) repetitive,
>>> and b) not fail until all steps had run, making it harder to track
>>> down the step in the test where the failure occurred.
>>> One way to look at may be that I'm trying to enforce an invariant.
>>> Under no circumstances in my test suite is it appropriate for my app
>>> to raise a 50x error. In my Rails integration suite, webrat enforces
>>> this particular invariant for me, but can't find a good hook in the
>>> selenium test stack to do this, which is why I'm looking at this route.
>>> Luke Melia
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