[rspec-users] Running code on error
ben at benmabey.com
Fri Apr 30 12:19:59 EDT 2010
Ryan S wrote:
> Well, I am using SauceOnDemand with rspec. So when a test fails I want
> to download the video that corresponds to the failing test. I figured
> I could do a:
> it "should download video" do
> #some failing test here
> rescue Exception => e
> #download video
> raise e
> But this would get very repetitive for every rspec test.
Have you investigated creating a custom formatter? I think that
approach might be better suited for what you are doing. It has been a
while since I've dug into that code but I imagine that the exception
will be passed to you for inspection.
If that doesn't suit your needs you will have to decorate 'it' on
> On Apr 29, 7:31 pm, Pat Maddox <mailingli... at patmaddox.com> wrote:
>> Could you share a bit more about what you are actually trying to achieve?
>> On Apr 28, 2010, at 1:51 PM, Ryan S wrote:
>>> describe "Test" do
>>> after(:each) do
>>> if ERRORS #execute custom code here
>>> it "should explode" do
>>> #Test.explode --> "fizzle"
>>> Test.explode.should == "KABOOM"
>>> Let's say I have the above test and the validation fails and I want
>>> some sort of custom action to take place. Is there a way to do that?
>>> This is a very simplified example but I am just curious if it is
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