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Changelog for Groovy 1.0.0-beta-10

Bug

  • [GROOVY-76] - Broken GroovyMock test case
  • [GROOVY-255] - Throwing Exceptions in Builders confuses groovy
  • [GROOVY-305] - single character strings should be coerced to characters if it helps
  • [GROOVY-310] - Subclasses cannot access inhierited static fields from implicit class context
  • [GROOVY-325] - Static closures have wrong owner object
  • [GROOVY-342] - try/catch not catching
  • [GROOVY-368] - character sequences (String.next()) don't work as expected
  • [GROOVY-382] - Cast to int[] fails at runtime
  • [GROOVY-473] - creating primitive type arrays don't actually create primitive type arrays
  • [GROOVY-525] - after upack, files in bin aren't executable
  • [GROOVY-532] - += gives me "Unable to pop operand off"
  • [GROOVY-540] - Cannot catch imported exception
  • [GROOVY-559] - Can't find constractor with an array parameter
  • [GROOVY-564] - Verify error with polymorphic functions
  • [GROOVY-566] - throwing exception within each() closure gets changed to InvokerInvocationException
  • [GROOVY-593] - XMLBuilder makes broken XML if data contains &
  • [GROOVY-598] - array of object in class
  • [GROOVY-649] - Seriously Large Memory Leak (reproducable)
  • [GROOVY-669] - groovyc creates class files that does not verify (java.lang.VerifyError)
  • [GROOVY-675] - multiple backslashes and backslash plus dollarsign are not correctly interpreted
  • [GROOVY-696] - Groovy misses first exception
  • [GROOVY-700] - Escaping Slash
  • [GROOVY-703] - Check null pointer condition in method convertToByteArray
  • [GROOVY-704] - Primitive function arguments cause VerifyError
  • [GROOVY-708] - Misleading error message
  • [GROOVY-709] - println error reporting not correct
  • [GROOVY-713] - Method Overload with Primitive Array Parameters
  • [GROOVY-714] - Which method should be called in this case (primitive array vs its wrapper array)?
  • [GROOVY-717] - method call for method with same name as a field causes wierdness
  • [GROOVY-721] - respect null values when unboxing arrays
  • [GROOVY-722] - don't use boxing for arrays created when calling methods
  • [GROOVY-724] - class cast exception when using empty boolean arrays
  • [GROOVY-726] - no line number in exception stack trace
  • [GROOVY-727] - Parsing Error for the Multiplication Operator(*) in New Groovy
  • [GROOVY-733] - NullpointerException instead of MissingMethodException
  • [GROOVY-738] - Parsing Error for Bitwise Operations in NewGroovy
  • [GROOVY-739] - Handling the Meta Character \b in String or GString
  • [GROOVY-740] - Closures can't modify variables more than 1 lexical level up
  • [GROOVY-743] - Accessing private field gives MissingPropertyException, not
  • [GROOVY-823] - Running "groovy -version" does not print the Groovy version

Improvement

  • [GROOVY-375] - classloader enhancements to MetaClass
  • [GROOVY-542] - bitwise "or", "and" and "xor"
  • [GROOVY-678] - swing 2d example code cleaning
  • [GROOVY-680] - the tarball does not include +x permissions on the bin/* scripts
  • [GROOVY-701] - log error/throw exception in Builder
  • [GROOVY-710] - Removed a needless IOException from GroovyShell
  • [GROOVY-718] - improve error reporting for throwables
  • [GROOVY-730] - Add the "oneRow" method to the groovy.sql.Sql class
  • [GROOVY-745] - more readabel error message when script name is equal to an variabel name
  • [GROOVY-746] - [PATCH] use equals to compare strings

New Feature

  • [GROOVY-692] - minv/maxv where closure computes value
  • [GROOVY-702] - GroovySQL should allow a closure to be registered to configure the JDBC statement before use
  • [GROOVY-744] - Allow groovy script extensions to be left off when running from command line