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Thread::Backtrace::Location#path is an alias.
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Per Nobu ( the "path" method
should be an alias to "absolute_path" instead of only returning the basename.
I'll set up a patch to correct the documentation of MRI regarding this method.
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Yorick Peterse committed Feb 4, 2015
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12 changes: 1 addition & 11 deletions kernel/common/thread.rb
Expand Up @@ -150,17 +150,7 @@ def initialize(label, absolute_path, lineno)

alias_method :base_label, :label

# The MRI documentation states this method should return the file name. In
# reality however this method just returns the full path.
# Rubinius here sticks to whatever the documentation specifies, thus we
# return only the filename.
def path
alias_method :path, :absolute_path

def to_s
"#{absolute_path}:#{lineno}:in `#{label}'"
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4 changes: 2 additions & 2 deletions spec/ruby/core/thread/backtrace/location/path_spec.rb
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@frame = ThreadBacktraceLocationSpecs.locations[0]

it 'returns the file name of the call frame' do
@frame.path.should == File.basename(__FILE__)
it 'returns the absolute path of the call frame' do
@frame.path.should == __FILE__

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