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Groovy example source code file (ReflectionUtilsTest.groovy)

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The Groovy ReflectionUtilsTest.groovy source code

 * Copyright 2008 the original author or authors.
 * 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.reflection.utils

import org.codehaus.groovy.reflection.ReflectionUtils

// note, this must be in a package other than org.codehause.groovy.reflection or else
// the tests will incorrectly miss the target

 * Created by IntelliJ IDEA.
 * User: Danno.Ferrin
 * Date: Jun 24, 2008
 * Time: 9:45:15 PM
class ReflectionUtilsTest extends GroovyTestCase {

    private Class privateCaller() {
        return ReflectionUtils.getCallingClass()

    public Class publicCaller() {
        return ReflectionUtils.getCallingClass()

    public void testMethodCallingClass() {
        if (ReflectionUtils.isCallingClassReflectionAvailable()) {
            assert privateCaller() == ReflectionUtilsTest
            assert publicCaller() == ReflectionUtilsTest

            // make sure we don't reflect ourselves as the caller of testMethodCallingClass
            assert ReflectionUtils.getCallingClass() != ReflectionUtilsTest

    public void testPogoMethodCallingClass() {
        if (ReflectionUtils.isCallingClassReflectionAvailable()) {
            assert PogoCalleTestClass.staticClassCaller() == ReflectionUtilsTest
            assert new PogoCalleTestClass().instanceCaller() == ReflectionUtilsTest

    public void testPojoMethodCallingClass() {
        if (ReflectionUtils.isCallingClassReflectionAvailable()) {
            assert PojoCallerTestClass.staticClassCaller() == ReflectionUtilsTest
            assert new PojoCallerTestClass().instanceCaller() == ReflectionUtilsTest

    public void testMetaMethodCallingClass() {
        if (ReflectionUtils.isCallingClassReflectionAvailable()) {
            MetaClassRegistry mcr = GroovySystem.getMetaClassRegistry()
            mcr.removeMetaClass PojoCallerTestClass
            mcr.removeMetaClass PogoCalleTestClass

            Closure testClosure = {-> return ReflectionUtils.getCallingClass()}
            PojoCallerTestClass.metaClass.metaInstanceCaller = testClosure
            PogoCalleTestClass.metaClass.metaInstanceCaller = testClosure

            PojoCallerTestClass.metaClass.'static'.metaStaticCaller = testClosure
            PogoCalleTestClass.metaClass.'static'.metaStaticCaller = testClosure

            assert PojoCallerTestClass.metaStaticCaller() == ReflectionUtilsTest
            assert new PojoCallerTestClass().metaInstanceCaller() == ReflectionUtilsTest

            assert PogoCalleTestClass.metaStaticCaller() == ReflectionUtilsTest
            assert new PogoCalleTestClass().metaInstanceCaller() == ReflectionUtilsTest


class PogoCalleTestClass {
    public static Class staticClassCaller() {
        return ReflectionUtils.getCallingClass()

    public Class instanceCaller() {
        return ReflectionUtils.getCallingClass()

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