Piotr Roszatycki

NAME

Exception::Assertion - Thrown when assertion failed

SYNOPSIS

  use Exception::Assertion;

  sub assert_foo {
      my $self = eval { $_[0]->isa(__PACKAGE__) } ? shift : __PACKAGE__;
      my ($condition, $message) = @_;
      Exception::Assertion->throw(
          message => $message,
          reason  => 'foo failed',
      ) unless $condition;
  }

  assert_foo( 0, 'assert_foo failed' );

DESCRIPTION

This class extends standard Exception::Base and is thrown when assertion is failed. It contains additional attribute reason which represents detailed message about reason of failed assertion. The exception has also raised verbosity.

INHERITANCE

CONSTANTS

ATTRS : HashRef

Declaration of class attributes as reference to hash.

See Exception::Base for details.

ATTRIBUTES

This class provides new attributes. See Exception::Base for other descriptions.

reason : Str

Contains the additional message filled by assertion method.

message : Str = "Unknown assertion failed"

Contains the message of the exception. This class overrides the default value from Exception::Base class.

verbosity : Int = 3

The default verbosity for assertion exception is raised to 3. This class overrides the default value from Exception::Base class.

string_attributes : ArrayRef[Str] = ["message", "reason"]

Meta-attribute contains the format of string representation of exception object. This class overrides the default value from Exception::Base class.

SEE ALSO

Exception::Base, Test::Assertion.

AUTHOR

Piotr Roszatycki <dexter@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2008, 2009 by Piotr Roszatycki <dexter@cpan.org>. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

See http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html