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Raised when a given name is invalid or undefined.

puts foo

raises the exception:

NameError: undefined local variable or method `foo' for main:Object

Since constant names must start with a capital:

Integer.const_set :answer, 42

raises the exception:

NameError: wrong constant name answer

Public Class Methods

new(msg=nil, name=nil, receiver: nil) → name_error click to toggle source

Construct a new NameError exception. If given the name parameter may subsequently be examined using the NameError#name method. receiver parameter allows to pass object in context of which the error happened. Example:

[1, 2, 3].method(:rject) # NameError with name "rject" and receiver: Array
[1, 2, 3].singleton_method(:rject) # NameError with name "rject" and receiver: [1, 2, 3]
               static VALUE
name_err_initialize(int argc, VALUE *argv, VALUE self)
    ID keywords[1];
    VALUE values[numberof(keywords)], name, options;

    argc = rb_scan_args(argc, argv, "*:", NULL, &options);
    keywords[0] = id_receiver;
    rb_get_kwargs(options, keywords, 0, numberof(values), values);
    name = (argc > 1) ? argv[--argc] : Qnil;
    rb_call_super(argc, argv);
    name_err_init_attr(self, values[0], name);
    return self;

Public Instance Methods

local_variables → array click to toggle source

Return a list of the local variable names defined where this NameError exception was raised.

Internal use only.

               static VALUE
name_err_local_variables(VALUE self)
    VALUE vars = rb_attr_get(self, id_local_variables);

    if (NIL_P(vars)) {
        VALUE iseqw = rb_attr_get(self, id_iseq);
        if (!NIL_P(iseqw)) vars = rb_iseqw_local_variables(iseqw);
        if (NIL_P(vars)) vars = rb_ary_new();
        rb_ivar_set(self, id_local_variables, vars);
    return vars;
name → string or nil click to toggle source

Return the name associated with this NameError exception.

               static VALUE
name_err_name(VALUE self)
    return rb_attr_get(self, id_name);
receiver → object click to toggle source

Return the receiver associated with this NameError exception.

               static VALUE
name_err_receiver(VALUE self)
    VALUE *ptr, recv, mesg;

    recv = rb_ivar_lookup(self, id_recv, Qundef);
    if (recv != Qundef) return recv;

    mesg = rb_attr_get(self, id_mesg);
    if (!rb_typeddata_is_kind_of(mesg, &name_err_mesg_data_type)) {
        rb_raise(rb_eArgError, "no receiver is available");
    ptr = DATA_PTR(mesg);
    return ptr[NAME_ERR_MESG__RECV];