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From Guy Matz <guym...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: foo() || return false ?
Date Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:24:16 GMT
Thanks so much for the reply!  I'm not trying to do this, though: || false

I'm trying to do this: || return false

Is there a more groovy way?

Thanks!!


On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 5:06 PM, John Wagenleitner <
john.wagenleitner@gmail.com> wrote:

> That is not a valid start of an expression which is expected for the
> binary expression (expr || expr) so that's why it wont compile. I am not
> familiar with Scriptler and it is hard to tell without some more context,
> but how about just:
>
> doSomething()
>
> You can simplify by dropping the `|| false`.  If that's the last line in a
> boolean returning method/context it will return true if doSomething()
> returns a non-null/non-zero/non-false value, else false.  Otherwise you
> could coerce the value to a boolean with:
>
> doSomething() as boolean
>
>
> On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 1:18 PM, Guy Matz <guymatz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello!
>> I'm trying to do the following in scriptler (Jenkins), but I can't get
>> this to work:
>> doSomething() || return false
>>
>> This fails in scripler with:
>>
>> Execution of script [promoteBuild.groovy] failed - org.codehaus.groovy.control.MultipleCompilationErrorsException:
startup failed:
>> Script1.groovy: 51: unexpected token: return @ line 51, column 85.
>>    doSomething() || return fal
>>
>>
>> Anyone know why this seemingly valid groovy does not work in scriptler?
>>
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>
>> P.S. - I asked the jenkins community but no one responded
>>
>>
>

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