Forum: RSpec Backtrace for passing specs via custom formatter

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Andreas W. (Guest)
on 2008-11-23 03:35
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I'm using example.implementation_backtrace in a custom formatter to
get the path of the file a passing spec belongs to. Following rspec on
github I saw that implementation_backtrace is now deprecated and
replaced by example.backtrace. Sadly it always returns nil for passed
specs. So I had a look at the source and found that backtrace only
gets assigned if line_number was set.

Can anybody tell me why this was changed to only work with line_number
set and if there is another way to get the file a spec belongs to.

Thanks for your help!

lg // andreas
David C. (Guest)
on 2008-11-24 17:56
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On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 4:55 AM, Andreas W.
<removed_email_address@domain.invalid> wrote:
> set and if there is another way to get the file a spec belongs to.
Hey Andreas,

I asked for that in the context of another refactoring in the interest
of efficiency. I though that it was only being used for --line.

I've just pushed code back up that removes this errant optimization so
you should be good - however, you should use #backtrace instead of


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