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Groovy example source code file (ClosureStaticMetaMethod.java)

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cachedclass, class, class, closure, closure, closureinvokingmethod, closurestaticmetamethod, closurestaticmetamethod, metamethod, object, object, reflection, string

The Groovy ClosureStaticMetaMethod.java 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.runtime.metaclass;

import groovy.lang.Closure;
import groovy.lang.ClosureInvokingMethod;
import groovy.lang.MetaMethod;
import org.codehaus.groovy.reflection.CachedClass;
import org.codehaus.groovy.reflection.ReflectionCache;

import java.lang.reflect.Modifier;

 * This class represents a MetaMethod that is a closure that pretends to be a static method.
 * It is used by ExpandoMetaClass to allow addition of static methods defined as closures
 * @author Graeme Rocher
 * @since 01.1
public class ClosureStaticMetaMethod extends MetaMethod implements ClosureInvokingMethod {

    private final Closure callable;
    private final CachedClass declaringClass;
    private final String name;

     * @param name The name of the MetaMethod
     * @param declaringClass The class which declared the MetaMethod
     * @param c The closure that this ClosureMetaMethod will invoke when called
    public ClosureStaticMetaMethod(String name, Class declaringClass, Closure c) {
        this(name, declaringClass, c, c.getParameterTypes());

    public ClosureStaticMetaMethod(String name, Class declaringClass, Closure c, Class[] paramTypes) {
        this.callable = c;
        this.declaringClass = ReflectionCache.getCachedClass(declaringClass);
        this.name = name;
    public Object invoke(Object object, Object[] arguments) {
        Closure cloned = (Closure) callable.clone();
        return cloned.call(arguments);

    public int getModifiers() {
        return Modifier.PUBLIC | Modifier.STATIC;

    public String getName() {
        return name;

    public Class getReturnType() {
        return Object.class;

    public CachedClass getDeclaringClass() {
        return this.declaringClass;

     * Retrieves the closure that is invoked by this MetaMethod
     * @return The closure
    public Closure getClosure() {
        return this.callable;

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