Exception: ArgumentError

Inherits:
StandardError show all
Defined in:
error.c,
error.c

Overview

Raised when the arguments are wrong and there isn't a more specific Exception class.

Ex: passing the wrong number of arguments

[1, 2, 3].first(4, 5)

raises the exception:

ArgumentError: wrong number of arguments (given 2, expected 1)

Ex: passing an argument that is not acceptable:

[1, 2, 3].first(-4)

raises the exception:

ArgumentError: negative array size

Direct Known Subclasses

UncaughtThrowError

Method Summary

Methods inherited from Exception

#==, #backtrace, #backtrace_locations, #cause, exception, #exception, #initialize, #inspect, #message, #set_backtrace, #to_s

Constructor Details

This class inherits a constructor from Exception