I have a little problem with the error messages I receive from MetaMask. In my dApp I have a modifiers which should throw an error with an error message. However, in MetaMask I only receive the RPC error message:
"{code: -32603, message: "Error: Error: [ethjs-rpc] rpc error with payload {…VM Exception while processing transaction: revert"}"

Is it possible to extract the error in some other way? Also, could that be linked to the usage of inheritance? Because the modifiers are in a separate contract. To my knowledge, after compilation there should only be one contract (even if inheritance was used).

Thanks! :)


It is a known metamask limitation, you could always write on this issue so it gets revisited by the team. As far as i could tell there was not a way to extract the error.


(Disclaimer: I submitted this issue almost a year ago)

  • Thanks for the answer! – simba Apr 16 '19 at 10:31

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