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arraycachedclass, arraycachedclass, cachedclass, class, class, classinfo, classinfo, gstring, gstring, object, string

The Groovy source code

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package org.codehaus.groovy.reflection.stdclasses;

import groovy.lang.GString;
import org.codehaus.groovy.reflection.CachedClass;
import org.codehaus.groovy.reflection.ClassInfo;
import org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.typehandling.DefaultTypeTransformation;

 * @author Alex.Tkachman
public class ArrayCachedClass extends CachedClass {
    public ArrayCachedClass(Class klazz, ClassInfo classInfo) {
        super(klazz, classInfo);

    public Object coerceArgument(Object argument) {
        Class argumentClass = argument.getClass();
        if (argumentClass.getName().charAt(0) != '[') return argument;
        Class argumentComponent = argumentClass.getComponentType();

        Class paramComponent = getTheClass().getComponentType();
        if (paramComponent.isPrimitive()) {
            argument = DefaultTypeTransformation.convertToPrimitiveArray(argument, paramComponent);
        } else if (paramComponent == String.class && argument instanceof GString[]) {
            GString[] strings = (GString[]) argument;
            String[] ret = new String[strings.length];
            for (int i = 0; i < strings.length; i++) {
                ret[i] = strings[i].toString();
            argument = ret;
        } else if (paramComponent==Object.class && argumentComponent.isPrimitive()){
            argument = DefaultTypeTransformation.primitiveArrayBox(argument);
        return argument;


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