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expect-exp-faults
expect-exp-faults*
expect-exp-apply
expect-fault
expect-context
make-expect-context
7.1

11 Meta Expectations

These functions construct expectations for asserting properties of other expectations. This is especially useful when testing custom expectations.

procedure

(expect-exp-faults input fault-exp ...)  expectation?

  input : any/c
  fault-exp : (or/c expectation? fault?)
Returns an expectation that expects a value that is itself an expectation. That expectation is applied to input and is expected to return one fault for each fault-exp. Each returned fault is checked against the corresponding exp. If any exp is not an expectation, it is converted to one with ->expectation. See also expect-exp-faults*.

Examples:
> (expect! expect-true (expect-exp-faults #f expect-any))
> (expect! expect-true (expect-exp-faults #f))

expected a different value

  subject: #<expectation:true>

  in: the expectation applied to #f

  in: the return value

  in: the number of items

  expected: eqv? to 0

  actual: 1

procedure

(expect-exp-faults* input fault-exp*)  expectation?

  input : any/c
  fault-exp* : 
(or/c expectation?
      (listof (or/c fault?
                    expectation?)))
Like expect-exp-faults, but the entire list of faults returned by applying a subject expectation to input is checked against fault-exp*.

Examples:
> (define (expect-exp-even-faults input)
    (expect-exp-faults* input (expect-list-length (expect-pred even?))))
> (define exp-ab (expect-list 1 2))
> (expect! exp-ab (expect-exp-even-faults '(1 2)))
> (expect! exp-ab (expect-exp-even-faults '(a b)))
> (expect! exp-ab (expect-exp-even-faults '(1 foo)))

expected a different kind of value

  subject: #<expectation:list>

  in: the expectation applied to '(1 foo)

  in: the return value

  in: the number of items

  expected: even?

  actual: 1

procedure

(expect-exp-apply v thunk-exp)  expectation?

  v : any/c
  thunk-exp : expectation?
A more general form of expect-exp-faults and expect-exp-faults*. Returns an expectation that expects a value e that is itself an expectation. Then, a thunk wrapping the expression (expectation-apply e v) is created and checked against thunk-exp. For thunk-exp, using expect-return checks the returned faults of the expectation just like expect-exp-faults and expect-exp-faults*.

Examples:
> (expect! expect-any (expect-exp-apply 'foo (expect-return '())))
> (define error-exp (expectation (λ (_) (raise 'kaboom!)) #:name 'error))
> (expect! error-exp (expect-exp-apply 'foo (expect-raise 'kaboom!)))
> (expect! error-exp (expect-exp-apply 'foo (expect-return '())))

expected no value raised

  subject: #<expectation:error>

  in: the expectation applied to 'foo

  in: the raised value

  expected: nothing

  actual: 'kaboom!

procedure

(expect-fault [#:summary summary-exp    
  #:actual actual-exp    
  #:expected expected-exp    
  #:contexts contexts-exp])  expectation?
  summary-exp : any/c = expect-any
  actual-exp : any/c = expect-any
  expected-exp : any/c = expect-any
  contexts-exp : any/c = expect-any
Returns an expectation that expects a fault whose summary, actual, expected, and contexts fields are then checked against summary-exp, actual-exp, expected-exp, and contexts-exp respectively.

Examples:
> (define flt
    (fault #:summary "test fault"
           #:expected (make-self-attribute 'foo)
           #:actual (make-self-attribute 'bar)))
> (expect! flt (expect-fault))
> (expect! flt (expect-fault #:actual (make-self-attribute 'bar)))
> (expect! flt (expect-fault #:summary "not test fault"))

expected a different value

  subject: (fault "test fault" (self-attribute "'foo" 'foo)

(self-attribute "'bar" 'bar) '())

  in: the fault-summary struct field

  expected: equal? to "not test fault"

  actual: "test fault"

struct

(struct expect-context context (input)
    #:transparent)
  input : any/c

procedure

(make-expect-context input)  expect-context?

  input : any/c
A context and its constructor that represents the thunk created by wrapping a call to expectation-apply with the subject expectation and input. Used by expect-exp-apply and its derivatives.