Release Notes - groovy - Version 1.0-beta-8 - HTML format

Bug

  • [GROOVY-200] - at runtime, groovy incorrectly fails when choosing between signature-specialized versions of a method
  • [GROOVY-267] - url(label: 'test') { CDATA(body) }
  • [GROOVY-289] - groovyconsole not starting because of non existing jar in CLASSPATH
  • [GROOVY-326] - Groovy fails to build under JDK 1.5 (CVS HEAD)
  • [GROOVY-354] - Array.length not working
  • [GROOVY-363] - lineNumber table has all 0 instead of correct offsets
  • [GROOVY-364] - Class names can not have dot
  • [GROOVY-419] - Error when parsing strings
  • [GROOVY-490] - Groovy shell scripts can't find environment if invoked via a symlink
  • [GROOVY-505] - dash in script filename
  • [GROOVY-509] - Infinite loop in StringLexer
  • [GROOVY-512] - code generator fails to cast argument to "~" to string
  • [GROOVY-520] - Groovy cannot be compiled under JDK1.5
  • [GROOVY-528] - says ambiguity where there is no ambiguity
  • [GROOVY-535] - Parse error - 100% CPU
  • [GROOVY-552] - Double-quoted string containing just a backslash
  • [GROOVY-562] - String "\\r" not evaluated properly
  • [GROOVY-600] - java1.5 cant run groovyConsole on Windows XP Pro
  • [GROOVY-615] - 100% CPU during compile: [ buggy string" ]
  • [GROOVY-617] - Parser goes to the endless loop on unterminated string
  • [GROOVY-621] - Clarification for CodeSource to allow compilation against 1.5
  • [GROOVY-627] - Groovy not compatible with asm-1.5
  • [GROOVY-628] - -cp option don't works on Windows's groovy.bat
  • [GROOVY-629] - -cp option don't works on Windows's groovy.bat
  • [GROOVY-632] - Groovy editor doesn't highlight multi-line strings
  • [GROOVY-641] - The groovyConsole command doesnt work
  • [GROOVY-642] - aStringBuffer + anObject gives runtime error
  • [GROOVY-643] - HOME not quoted in groovysh
  • [GROOVY-651] - fix build system so that the groovyConsole works again
  • [GROOVY-654] - eta Characters \t \n \r in String Literal
  • [GROOVY-655] - Error in generating meta characters \t \n \r in string literal
  • [GROOVY-657] - Unable to invoke method on BuilderClassSupport subclasses
  • [GROOVY-658] - Problems with XP install
  • [GROOVY-659] - [PATCH] Fix behavior of scripts when invoked via symlink
  • [GROOVY-661] - unexpected behavior with adding list to a number
  • [GROOVY-665] - CVS at 200411210956
  • [GROOVY-672] - grovvyConsole doesn't seems to be working with the release "groovy-1.0-beta-7.zip"
  • [GROOVY-676] - AntBuilder doesn't call Tasks nested in TaskContainers properly

Improvement

  • [GROOVY-169] - Readline support in groovysh
  • [GROOVY-215] - change the 'dc' build target so that it redeploys a snapshot binary distro
  • [GROOVY-436] - groovy should have an antlib descriptor for groovyc and possibly wiki2html
  • [GROOVY-648] - Fall through to method closures call from the binding of a script
  • [GROOVY-677] - Call statically typed method first before anything else

New Feature

  • [GROOVY-646] - Fix InteractiveShell to allow embedded shells
  • [GROOVY-647] - Provide a binding command in the interactive shell

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