recursive lambda as a local variable
brian.goetz at oracle.com
Thu Sep 12 08:17:52 PDT 2013
> - The part left of the '::' can be an arbitrarily long expression that will
> be evaluated immediately, while the method invocation itself will be
> deferred until the corresponding SAM method is invoked. Thus, 'null' might
> by bound now and detected much later.
This is just a compiler bug; if the part to the left evaluates to null,
it should throw NPE immediately (see jsr335-15.28.2-30-A2: If the result
of evaluation of the subexpression is null, then a NullPointerException
Thanks for reporting this. I will file a bug.
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