[rspec-users] Issue with jruby and cucumber step with 4 parameters

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Wed May 20 02:47:08 EDT 2009


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On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 5:29 AM, Korny Sietsma <korny at sietsma.com> wrote:
> Hi - sorry for the cross-list post, but this issue happens only with
> cucumber and jruby, and I'm not 100% sure which has the problem. It
> doesn't happen with non-j ruby though.
> Versions:
>  cucumber 0.2.3
>  jruby 1.2.0 on Ubuntu amd64
>
> When I have a cucumber feature with a "Then" step: (well, really it's
> an "And" step):
>        And the association between "oh" and "apf" has an active adpoint
> named "ap" with id "7890"
> which translates to the ruby code:
>       Then /^the association between "(.*)" and "(.*)" has an active
> adpoint named "(.*)" with id "(.*)"$/ do |arg1,arg2, arg3, arg4|
>           # nothing needed here to cause the problem...
>       end
>
> In JRuby (with --backtrace enabled), I get:
>    And the association between "oh" and "apf" has an active adpoint
> named "ap" with id "7890" #
> test/features/step_definitions/migration_steps.rb:122
>      wrong # of arguments(4 for 3) (ArgumentError)
>      /home/yellow/Projects/cmt_workspace/cmtapps/jruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.3.5/bin/../lib/cucumber/core_ext/instance_exec.rb:20:in
> `cucumber_instance_exec'
>      /home/yellow/Projects/cmt_workspace/cmtapps/jruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.3.5/bin/../lib/cucumber/core_ext/instance_exec.rb:38:in
> `cucumber_run_with_backtrace_filtering'
>      /home/yellow/Projects/cmt_workspace/cmtapps/jruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.3.5/bin/../lib/cucumber/core_ext/instance_exec.rb:10:in
> `cucumber_instance_exec'
>      /home/yellow/Projects/cmt_workspace/cmtapps/jruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/cucumber-0.3.5/bin/../lib/cucumber/step_definition.rb:105:in
> `invoke'
> ... rest of stack trace elided
>
> In the normal ruby version of cucumber, this works fine.
>
> I looked at the specific code line, but it's just a call to:
>   instance_exec(*args, &block)
>
> Does JRuby have a problem with large numbers of regexp capture groups?
>  Or is there something else going on here?
>
> - Korny
> --
> Kornelis Sietsma  korny at my surname dot com
> "Every jumbled pile of person has a thinking part
> that wonders what the part that isn't thinking
> isn't thinking of"
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