[rspec-users] How do I get additional information from the Matcher?
glin at employees.org
Wed May 20 18:32:46 EDT 2009
I am trying to implement my own matcher which use a special algorithm to
do the semantics diff-ing between two proprietary configuration file.
When come to the report, I would like my formatter to be able to have
access to the original configuration file content as well as the
diff-ing result. By digging through the code, looks like all formatter
can get is an ExpectationNotMetError with a string-based message
embedded inside. How do I make the matcher pass additional information
to my formatter? I see there is a class level variable called
::Spec::Matchers.last_matcher which allows me to access the last
matcher. Is that the right away to implement this? Or if there is any
better way for me to add additional information into the
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