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Groovy example source code file (AstStringCompiler.groovy)

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aststringcompiler, compilationunit, compilephase, groovyclassloader, groovyclassloader, groovycodesource, groovycodesource, list, list, modulenode, packagescope, packagescope

The Groovy AstStringCompiler.groovy source code

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 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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package org.codehaus.groovy.ast.builder

import groovy.transform.PackageScope
import org.codehaus.groovy.ast.ASTNode
import org.codehaus.groovy.control.CompilePhase
import org.codehaus.groovy.control.CompilationUnit
import org.codehaus.groovy.ast.ModuleNode
import org.codehaus.groovy.control.CompilerConfiguration

 * This class handles converting Strings to ASTNode lists.
 * @author Hamlet D'Arcy
@PackageScope class AstStringCompiler {
     * Performs the String source to {@link List} of {@link ASTNode}.
     * @param script
     *      a Groovy script in String form
     * @param compilePhase
     *      the int based CompilePhase to compile it to.
     * @param statementsOnly
    List<ASTNode> compile(String script, CompilePhase compilePhase, boolean statementsOnly) {
        def scriptClassName = "script" + System.currentTimeMillis()
        GroovyClassLoader classLoader = new GroovyClassLoader()
        GroovyCodeSource codeSource = new GroovyCodeSource(script, scriptClassName + ".groovy", "/groovy/script")
        CompilationUnit cu = new CompilationUnit(CompilerConfiguration.DEFAULT, codeSource.codeSource, classLoader)
        cu.addSource(codeSource.getName(), script);
        // collect all the ASTNodes into the result, possibly ignoring the script body if desired
        return cu.ast.modules.inject([]) {List acc, ModuleNode node ->
            if (node.statementBlock) acc.add(node.statementBlock)
            node.classes?.each {
                if (!(it.name == scriptClassName && statementsOnly)) {
                    acc << it


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