There's a comment in the docs

http://www.ruby-doc.org/stdlib/libdoc/test/unit/rdoc/classes/Test/Unit/A
ssertions.html#M000088

#assert_raises 
Alias of assert_raise. Will be deprecated in 1.9, and removed in 2.0.

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Peter J. Fitzgibbons
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-----Original Message-----
From: Eric Hodel [mailto:drbrain / segment7.net] 
Sent: Monday, September 12, 2005 3:54 PM
To: ruby-talk ML
Subject: Re: Assert_throws

On 12 Sep 2005, at 12:27, Peter Fitzgibbons wrote:

> Ok.  I just read assert_raises is deprecated in 1.9 and will be 
> deleted in 2.0... I guess I was worried for the future and didn't 
> understand.
> Is there extended documentation somewhere on this.  The pickaxe 
> doesn't go into assert_raises/assert_throws.

I don't see it marked as deprecated in 1.9:

$ cat test.rb
require 'test/unit'

class T < Test::Unit::TestCase
   def test_assert_raises
     assert_raises RuntimeError do raise end
   end
end

$ ruby -vw test.rb
ruby 1.8.3 (2005-06-17) [powerpc-darwin8.1.0] Loaded suite test Started
.
Finished in 0.003145 seconds.

1 tests, 1 assertions, 0 failures, 0 errors


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