Exception: NameError

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Defined in:
activesupport/lib/active_support/core_ext/name_error.rb

Instance Method Summary collapse

Methods inherited from Exception

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Instance Method Details

#missing_nameObject

Extract the name of the missing constant from the exception message.

begin
  HelloWorld
rescue NameError => e
  e.missing_name
end# => "HelloWorld"


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# File 'activesupport/lib/active_support/core_ext/name_error.rb', line 10

def missing_name
  if /undefined local variable or method/ !~ message
    $1 if /((::)?([A-Z]\w*)(::[A-Z]\w*)*)$/ =~ message
  end
end

#missing_name?(name) ⇒ Boolean

Was this exception raised because the given name was missing?

begin
  HelloWorld
rescue NameError => e
  e.missing_name?("HelloWorld")
end# => true


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# File 'activesupport/lib/active_support/core_ext/name_error.rb', line 24

def missing_name?(name)
  if name.is_a? Symbol
    self.name == name
  else
    missing_name == name.to_s
  end
end