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Wrong line number reported in backtrace of syntax error caused by '*/' #4211

dymaxionuk opened this issue Oct 7, 2016 · 1 comment


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ruby 2.3.0p0 (2015-12-25 revision 53290) [i386-mingw32]
jruby (2.3.0) 2016-05-26 7357c8f Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM 25.31-b07 on 1.8.0_31-b13 +jit [mswin32-x86]
$ systeminfo | findstr /B /C:"OS Name" /C:"OS Version"
OS Name:                   Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
OS Version:                6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601

Expected Behavior

Correct line number is reported in backtrace when raising syntax error.

Example code:

def a_method

  'more padding'

Actual Behavior

Output in MRI 2.3.0

$ ruby test.rb
test.rb:2: unterminated regexp meets end of file
test.rb:2: syntax error, unexpected end-of-input, expecting keyword_end

Output in JRuby

$ jruby test.rb
SyntaxError: test.rb:7: unterminated string meets end of file

Cross referencing another linenum issue: #4154

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enebo commented Mar 12, 2017

This issue is unrelated to #4154

@enebo enebo closed this as completed in 2721667 Mar 12, 2017
@enebo enebo added this to the JRuby milestone Mar 12, 2017
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