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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-13154

Make it possible to do unit tests of code that calls error()

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0
    • Component/s: General
    • Labels:
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE

      Description

      You can't do unit tests for functions which call error() because this calls 'exit' and kills the test.

      There is already a constant defined when unit tests are being run so I intend using this to make error() throw an exception if called during the unit test. The exception includes the error message and URL if supplied, so it is possible to test that these are correct as part of the test.

      Because it uses exceptions (PHP5), this change is for Moodle 2 only.

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            • Assignee:
              quen Sam Marshall
              Reporter:
              quen Sam Marshall
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Jake Dallimore, Jun Pataleta, Ryan Wyllie
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                Fix Release Date:
                24/Nov/10