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Groovy example source code file (MetaClassConstructorSite.java)

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classinfo, classinfo, groovyruntimeexception, metaclass, metaclassconstructorsite, metaclassconstructorsite, metaclasssite, metaclasssite, object, object, throwable

The Groovy MetaClassConstructorSite.java source code

 * Copyright 2003-2007 the original author or authors.
 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
 * You may obtain a copy of the License at
 *     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
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package org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.callsite;

import org.codehaus.groovy.reflection.ClassInfo;
import org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.ScriptBytecodeAdapter;

import groovy.lang.GroovyRuntimeException;
import groovy.lang.MetaClass;

 * Call site for constructor
 *   meta class - cached
 *   method - not cached
 * @author Alex Tkachman
public class MetaClassConstructorSite extends MetaClassSite {

    private final ClassInfo classInfo;
    private final int version;

    public MetaClassConstructorSite(CallSite site, MetaClass metaClass) {
        super(site, metaClass);
        classInfo = ClassInfo.getClassInfo(metaClass.getTheClass());
        version = classInfo.getVersion();

    public Object callConstructor(Object receiver, Object[] args) throws Throwable {
        try {
            if (receiver == metaClass.getTheClass()
                && version == classInfo.getVersion()) // metaClass still be valid
                return metaClass.invokeConstructor(args);
              return CallSiteArray.defaultCallConstructor(this, receiver, args);
        } catch (GroovyRuntimeException gre) {
            throw ScriptBytecodeAdapter.unwrap(gre);

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