Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Re: Partial super source? Possible?

Thanks Thomas. By "shadow" I was actually quoting you when you said: 

you cannot "augment" it, but you can "shadow" it by providing your own super-source version of java.lang.String

In my previous reply, I was saying that I'm happy with this solution for my GWT app (whatever you call this method "shadow" or something else).

But my concern is now with J2CL (as I plan to move my GWT app to J2CL in the future).
I would like to know if this solution will also work with J2CL.
i.e. will I be able to provide my own implementation of String.format() if not emulated by J2CL?

On Tuesday, 25 July 2023 at 15:20:19 UTC+1 Thomas Broyer wrote:
On Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at 2:26:14 PM UTC+2 Bruno Salmon wrote:
The shadow super-source should work in my case, thank you.

 If later I want to move from GWT to J2CL, will I have a similar feature (ex: providing my own implementation of String.format() if not emulated) ?

IIRC, no: each source file must only appear once, so you cannot use shadowing.

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