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From Jochen Theodorou <>
Subject Re: @CompileStatic void method returns null ?
Date Tue, 28 Aug 2018 18:42:19 GMT
On 28.08.2018 19:45, mg wrote:
> Since I just stumbled across this behavior while helping a junior 
> developer debug his code: Why does statically compiled Groovy (2.5.2) 
> return null from void methods, instead of raising a compile error ?

i was actually not aware we kept this logic for static compilation, but 
essentially it is like that because of dynamic Groovy, which derives 
this from the reflective and methodhandles based method invocation

bye Jochen

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