#1849 new

Exceptions from controllers are not detected in FunctionalTests

Reported by Hendrik | July 13th, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

Framework version: 1.2.7
Platform you're using: Windows 7
Reproduction steps: https://github.com/hsch/play1/commit/b6cdb97c7c5f3e6435e6aeee88178d...

Details: The fix for #957 introduced a regression. When an exception is thrown during a request, this is not detected in a functional test.

I'm aware of two scenarios:

  1. The test calls a route that is not defined, and the framework reports this as an exception.
  2. The controller throws an exception, i.e. not a result exception.

In both cases the test code passes, and the response's status code is 200 (the default), not 404 or 500.

Looking at the comments in #759, the expectation should be that the test lets the exception bubble-up and fail.

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