[rspec-users] Exception handling

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Jun 30 09:58:48 EDT 2010

On Jun 30, 2010, at 8:45 AM, Marcos Chicote wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm new in Rspec and I would like to ask a question.
> Suppose I have a test that fails raising an exception. I do not want the test to raise an exception and I'm not expecting one, but something fails and an exception occurs.
> Is there some way to handle that exception and do something in that case?
> I was thinking of some way of checking that a test failed in after(:each) method and handle the error there (I want to clear some variables and re-start others).
> Is that possible?

Exceptions in before/after(:all) will bubble up as exceptions, but exceptions in before/after(:each) or in the examples are handled and treated as failures. Are you experiencing something different?
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