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Project: RSpec Core 3.4

failure exit code

Use the failure_exit_code option to set a custom exit code when RSpec fails.

RSpec.configure { |c| c.failure_exit_code = 42 }
Background
Given
a file named "spec/spec_helper.rb" with:
RSpec.configure { |c| c.failure_exit_code = 42 }
Scenarios
A failing spec with the default exit code
Given
a file named "spec/example_spec.rb" with:
RSpec.describe "something" do
  it "fails" do
    fail
  end
end
When
I run rspec spec/example_spec.rb
Then
the exit status should be 1
A failing spec with a custom exit code
Given
a file named "spec/example_spec.rb" with:
require 'spec_helper'
RSpec.describe "something" do
  it "fails" do
    fail
  end
end
When
I run rspec spec/example_spec.rb
Then
the exit status should be 42
Exit with the default exit code when an `at_exit` hook is added upstream
Given
a file named "exit_at_spec.rb" with:
require 'rspec/autorun'
at_exit { exit(0) }

RSpec.describe "exit 0 at_exit ignored" do
  it "does not interfere with the default exit code" do
    fail
  end
end
When
I run ruby exit_at_spec.rb
Then
the exit status should be 1

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