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From "Eric Milles (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Created] (GROOVY-8354) Star imports allow partially-qualified typed
Date Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:50:00 GMT
Eric Milles created GROOVY-8354:
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             Summary: Star imports allow partially-qualified typed
                 Key: GROOVY-8354
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GROOVY-8354
             Project: Groovy
          Issue Type: Bug
            Reporter: Eric Milles


Star imports like {{import java.lang.*}} allow partially-qualified references like {{reflect.Field}}
to work.  It appears this only works with explicit star imports in a compilation unit, not
default imports.

Some may call this a feature, but I couldn't find any description of it in the [language documentation|http://docs.groovy-lang.org/latest/html/documentation/#_star_import].
 And this bug results in a lot of extra work during type resolution, in addition to the confusion
it causes for Java developers.

I'm expecting an error for this, but it works just fine.
{code}
import groovy.transform.*

@builder.Builder
class Buildable {
  Number number
  String string
}

​println Buildable.builder().build()
{code}



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