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  1. Groovy
  2. GROOVY-7541

GroovyBugError in TypeTransformer.addTransformer

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Works for Me
    • Affects Version/s: 2.4.4
    • Fix Version/s: 2.4.7
    • Component/s: groovy-runtime
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:
      Java web app on either Apache on Linux or Windows, or WebSphere on AIX. Java 7.1. Groovy via ScriptEngineManager.getEngineByName("groovy")

      Description

      Just updated from Groovy 2.3.6 to 2.4.4 and this code no longer works when dynamic invocation is used (works fine when indy not used):

      d1.setIndexes(new HashMap<List<String>,DatasetIndex>());

      where d1 is one of the Java classes imported to the Groovy script. setIndexes is just a plain setter of a field on the class. The error is

      BUG! Unknown transformation for argument <... stuff from toString of d1 here...> at position 0 with class com.ibm.cayce.sdv.dataset.Dataset for parameter of type class org.codehaus.groovy.vmplugin.v7.IndyInterface

      It contains no stack trace, but by searching for sources of "Unknown transformation for argument", I found it to be in TypeTransformer.addTransformer. If I put a breakpoint there, this is the call stack:

      TypeTransformers.addTransformer(MethodHandle, int, Object, Class) line: 124
      Selector$MethodSelector.correctCoerce() line: 793
      Selector$MethodSelector.setCallSiteTarget() line: 958
      IndyInterface.selectMethod(MutableCallSite, Class, String, int, Boolean, Boolean, Boolean, Object, Object[]) line: 214
      Script2.run() line: 2
      GroovyScriptEngineImpl.eval(Class, ScriptContext) line: 323
      GroovyScriptEngineImpl.eval(String, ScriptContext) line: 124
      GroovyScriptEngineImpl(AbstractScriptEngine).eval(String) line: 276

      Looks like TypeTransformer was introduced via org.codehaus.groovy.vmplugin.v7 in version 2.3.8, but I don't see anything in the 2.3.8 change log about it (at least not under an obvious description).

      FWIW, we turn on dynamic invocation via:

      CompilerConfiguration configuration = new CompilerConfiguration(); configuration.setTargetBytecode(System.getProperty("java.specification.version"));
      configuration.getOptimizationOptions().put("indy", true);
      configuration.getOptimizationOptions().put("int", false);
      configuration.addCompilationCustomizers(importCustomizer,secureCustomizer);
      GroovyClassLoader gcl = new GroovyClassLoader(this.getClass().getClassLoader(), configuration);
      ((GroovyScriptEngineImpl) engine).setClassLoader(gcl);

      Please let me know if any more info is needed, or if there is a work around (other than not using indy).

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              Reporter:
              danno Dan Nimick
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