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From "J. David Beutel" <l...@getsu.com>
Subject Re: foo() || return false ?
Date Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:43:31 GMT
I guess OP wants to do:

if (!doSomething()) {
     return false
}

I don't know any groovy way to do that, though.

On 2017-07-17 15:21 , John Wagenleitner wrote:
> Since the `||` operator expects an expression a return statement is 
> not valid there.  If the goal is to call the method `doSomething()` 
> and then return false, then both can be put on separate lines or a 
> semicolon can be used to separate the statements to keep it a 
> one-liner, e.g., `doSomething(); return false`.
>
> On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 5:24 PM, Guy Matz <guymatz@gmail.com 
> <mailto:guymatz@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Thanks so much for the reply!  I'm not trying to do this, though:
>     || false
>
>     I'm trying to do this: || return false
>
>     Is there a more groovy way?
>
>     Thanks!!
>
>
>     On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 5:06 PM, John Wagenleitner
>     <john.wagenleitner@gmail.com <mailto:john.wagenleitner@gmail.com>>
>     wrote:
>
>         That is not a valid start of an expression which is expected
>         for the binary expression (expr || expr) so that's why it wont
>         compile. I am not familiar with Scriptler and it is hard to
>         tell without some more context, but how about just:
>
>         doSomething()
>
>         You can simplify by dropping the `|| false`.  If that's the
>         last line in a boolean returning method/context it will return
>         true if doSomething() returns a non-null/non-zero/non-false
>         value, else false.  Otherwise you could coerce the value to a
>         boolean with:
>
>         doSomething() as boolean
>
>
>         On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 1:18 PM, Guy Matz <guymatz@gmail.com
>         <mailto:guymatz@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>             Hello!
>             I'm trying to do the following in scriptler (Jenkins), but
>             I can't get this to work:
>             doSomething() || return false
>
>             This fails in scripler with:
>
>             Execution of script [promoteBuild.groovy] failed -org.codehaus.groovy.control.Mu
>             <http://org.codehaus.groovy.control.Mu>ltipleCompilationErrorsException:
startup failed:
>             Script1.groovy: 51: unexpected token: return @ line 51, column 85.
>                 doSomething() || return fal
>
>             Anyone know why this seemingly valid groovy does not work in scriptler?
>
>             Thanks!
>
>             P.S. - I asked the jenkins community but no one responded
>
>
>
>


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