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I am running a mocha test for a solidity SC. One of my test function should pass and then, just after that i am calling assert(false), but it is not executing.

 it('only manager can call the pickWinner', async () => {
try {
  await lottery.methods.pickWinner().call({
    from: accounts[1],
  });
  assert(false);
} catch (err) {
  assert(err);
}});

The test is passing even though I am doing assert(false).

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Because you're catching the error in your test.

The idea in Mocha is that exceptions are caught at the framework level, not at the "application" level.

A test fails if it throws an exception to the Mocha framework, and passes otherwise.

  • Why the dislike? I think the answer is right – goodvibration Sep 16 '18 at 16:51

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