Odd unit test error


#1

On one of my unit test errors, I’m getting the error message:

NameError: uncaught throw ‘invalid_test’

It’s the part about “uncaught throw ‘invalid_test’” that I don’t get.
That sounds like an error from the unit test framework itself. Can
anyone shed any light on what this means?

Thanks,
Ken


#2

Kenneth McDonald wrote:

On one of my unit test errors, I’m getting the error message:

NameError: uncaught throw ‘invalid_test’

It’s the part about “uncaught throw ‘invalid_test’” that I don’t get.
That sounds like an error from the unit test framework itself. Can
anyone shed any light on what this means?

Can you post the whole backtrace? And what code causes this error?

The only instance of it I can see in the source is test/unit/testcase.rb
line 43, which looks like either you’re trying to invoke a test which
doesn’t exist, or you’re invoking a test with invalid arity like

def test_foo(x)

end

But normally the framework would never try to invoke such a method
anyway, so it’s strange.

You could try running with ruby -w, might give you some more clues.