debugger changes test behavior

Discussion in 'Ruby' started by Michel Pigassou, Mar 5, 2014.

  1. Hi.

    Have you ever had this problem where your test fails where it should succeed, and you just add a debugger in your controller or model, and then it succeeds?

    I could observe this behavior under different Ruby versions, 1.9.3 and 2.0.0, with Rails 3 and 4.
    I have no idea what could cause this, but since I have been noticing this many times I guess I'm not the only one. Am I?

    Michel Pigassou, Mar 5, 2014
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  2. That could be anything, for example timing in multithreaded applications
    or the debugger changing meta programming effects.


    Robert Klemme, Mar 5, 2014
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