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Groovy example source code file (LoadCommand.groovy)

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The Groovy LoadCommand.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.tools.shell.commands

import jline.FileNameCompletor

import org.codehaus.groovy.tools.shell.CommandSupport
import org.codehaus.groovy.tools.shell.Shell

 * The 'load' command.
 * @version $Id: LoadCommand.groovy 7711 2007-08-25 01:27:50Z user57 $
 * @author <a href="mailto:jason@planet57.com">Jason Dillon
class LoadCommand
    extends CommandSupport
    LoadCommand(final Shell shell) {
        super(shell, 'load', '\\l')

        alias('.', '\\.')

    protected List createCompletors() {
        return [ new FileNameCompletor() ]

    Object execute(final List args) {
        assert args != null
        if (args.size() == 0) {
            fail("Command 'load' requires at least one argument") // TODO: i18n

        for (source in args) {
            URL url
            log.debug("Attempting to load: $url")
            try {
                url = new URL("$source")
            catch (MalformedURLException e) {
                def file = new File("$source")
                if (!file.exists()) {
                    fail("File not found: $file") // TODO: i18n
                url = file.toURI().toURL()


    void load(final URL url) {
        assert url != null

        if (io.verbose) {
            io.out.println("Loading: $url")

        url.eachLine {
            shell << it

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