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Groovy example source code file (MetaClassPropertyTest.groovy)

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expandometaclass, expandometaclass, expandometaproperty, expandometaproperty, groovytestcase, mcptest1, mcptest1, metaclassimpl, metaclassimpl, metaclasspropertytest

The Groovy MetaClassPropertyTest.groovy source code

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package groovy.lang

class MetaClassPropertyTest extends GroovyTestCase {

    void testForJavaClass() {
        checkMetaClassBehavior("hello world")
    }

    void testForGroovyClass() {
        checkMetaClassBehavior(new MCPTest1())
    }

    private checkMetaClassBehavior(Object foo) {
        // check metaclass points to correct class
        assertEquals foo.class, foo.metaClass.theClass

        // check defaults
        assert foo.metaClass.adaptee instanceof MetaClassImpl
        assert foo.class.metaClass.adaptee instanceof MetaClassImpl

        // use metaclass builder on instance
        foo.metaClass.dummy = {}
        assert foo.metaClass.adaptee instanceof ExpandoMetaClass
        assert foo.class.metaClass.adaptee instanceof MetaClassImpl

        // use metaclass builder on class
        foo.class.metaClass.dummy = {}
        assert foo.metaClass.adaptee instanceof ExpandoMetaClass
        // a little fragile but ExpandoMetaProperty is not public
        assert foo.class.metaClass.adaptee.getClass().name.contains('ExpandoMetaClass$ExpandoMetaProperty')

        // remove class-based metaclass
        GroovySystem.metaClassRegistry.removeMetaClass(foo.class)
        assert foo.metaClass.adaptee instanceof ExpandoMetaClass
        assert foo.class.metaClass.adaptee instanceof MetaClassImpl
    }
}

class MCPTest1 {
}

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