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  1. Groovy
  2. GROOVY-9967

STC: Access to field/property is forbidden after instanceof.

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      Description

      I have the following Groovy program.

      class Test {
        static void main(String[] args) {
          println(C.func4(new B()))
        }
      }
      
      class A {}
      class B extends A {
        // It has the same behavior if f is a field instead of a property.
        String f = "foo"
      }
      
      @groovy.transform.CompileStatic
      class C {
        static String func1(Object x) {
          (x instanceof String) ? x : "foo" // Compiles
        }
      
        static String func2(B x) {
          x.f // Compiles
        }
      
        static String func3(B x) {
          (x instanceof B) ? x.f : "foo" // Compiles
        }
      
        static String func4(A x) {
          (x instanceof B) ? x.f : "foo" // Does not compile
        }
      }
      

      Actual Behavior

      The program does not compile, and I get the following error.

      org.codehaus.groovy.control.MultipleCompilationErrorsException: startup failed:
      Test.groovy: 28: Access to A#f is forbidden @ line 28, column 24.
             (x instanceof B) ? x.f : "foo" 
                                ^
      
      1 error
      
      

      Expected Behavior

      Compile successfully.

      Comment

      This should be a regression bug because it compiles with the 3.0.7 compiler.
      If we declared classes A and B after C, then the program compiles successfully.
      Specifically, the following program compiles without any errors.

      class Test {
        static void main(String[] args) {
          println(C.func4(new B()))
        }
      }
      
      @groovy.transform.CompileStatic
      class C {
        static String func1(Object x) {
          (x instanceof String) ? x : "foo" 
        }
      
        static String func2(B x) {
          x.f 
        }
      
        static String func3(B x) {
          (x instanceof B) ? x.f : "foo"
        }
      
        static String func4(A x) {
          (x instanceof B) ? x.f : "foo" 
        }
      }
      
      class A {}
      class B extends A {
        String f = "foo"
      }
      

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            • Assignee:
              emilles Eric Milles
              Reporter:
              schaliasos Stefanos Chaliasos

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