[rspec-users] slightly confusing error message

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 15:16:49 EDT 2011


On Aug 23, 2011, at 1:00 PM, Roger Pack wrote:

> This error message:
> 
> 
>   it 'should' do
>      proc { eval("a=")}.should raise_exception(/SyntaxError/)
>   end
> 
> 
>       expected Exception with message matching /SyntaxError/, got
> #<SyntaxError: (eval):1: syntax error, unexpected end-of-file>
> 
> Is a bit confusing, since it appears from the error output that it
> *does* match /SyntaxError/
> 
> Might be able to word it better or along those lines.
> Thanks!
> -roger-

Please report this to http://github.com/rspec/rspec-expectations/issues.

Cheers,
David


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