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Keep orignal exception #5641

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This change would enable better error handling of failures do to complex constraints and triggers.

There is a lot of useful information in the original error.


jeremy commented Mar 29, 2012

Retaining the original exception is great, but this breaks everything that does rescue ActiveRecord::StatementInvalid

ActiveRecord::WrappedDatabaseException inherits from ActiveRecord::StatementInvalid so your code would catch it.


jeremy commented Mar 29, 2012

Indeed! My bad.

@jeremy can we revisit this, to see if it can be merged? Perhaps we'd need some test?


jeremy commented May 1, 2012

👍 :)

So is it that decides if this gets merged ?

@bjornblomqvist yeah, it is, but first could you add a test for it please?

There are some failing tests when I apply this change, like this one:

test_add_column_not_null_with_default(ActiveRecord::Migration::ChangeSchemaTest) [./rails/activerecord/test/cases/migration/change_schema_test.rb:193]:
[ActiveRecord::StatementInvalid] exception expected, not
Class: <ActiveRecord::WrappedDatabaseException>
Message: <"SQLite3::ConstraintException: testings.bar may not be NULL: insert into testings (\"id\", \"foo\", \"bar\") values (2, 'hello', NULL)">

Apparently because minitest asserts using class==. This means I'd have to change from StatementInvalid to WrappedDatabaseException everywhere in the test suite, and if someone is relying on StatementInvalid in their tests using assert_raise, it'd also fail, making this change not backward compatible.

@jeremy can we go ahead with the change, or we stop here?

Apparently we stop here, let us know about any update and I'll reopen, thanks.

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