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compiler message file broken: key=compiler.misc.cant.resolve.args arguments=method, test, , , {4}, {5}, {6}, {7}

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 8, 9.0.4, 10
    • Fix Version/s: 11
    • Component/s: tools
    • Subcomponent:
    • CPU:
      generic
    • OS:
      generic

      Description

      FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
      java version "9.0.1"
      Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 9.0.1+11)
      Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 9.0.1+11, mixed mode)

      ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
      17.2.0 Darwin Kernel Version 17.2.0: Fri Sep 29 18:27:05 PDT 2017; root:xnu-4570.20.62~3/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64

      A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
      The following code being compiled gives incomprehensible error message:

      public class A {

          public static void main(String[] args) {
              new Thread(((new I() {}))::test).start();
          }

          interface I {
              private void test() {
              }
          }

      }

      Error message:

      A.java:5: error: invalid method reference
              new Thread(((new I() {}))::test).start();
                         ^
        compiler message file broken: key=compiler.misc.cant.resolve.args arguments=method, test, , , {4}, {5}, {6}, {7}
      1 error


      STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
      javac A.java


      ERROR MESSAGES/STACK TRACES THAT OCCUR :
      A.java:5: error: invalid method reference
              new Thread(((new I() {}))::test).start();
                         ^
        compiler message file broken: key=compiler.misc.cant.resolve.args arguments=method, test, , , {4}, {5}, {6}, {7}
      1 error


      REPRODUCIBILITY :
      This bug can be reproduced always.

      ---------- BEGIN SOURCE ----------
      public class A {

          public static void main(String[] args) {
              new Thread(((new I() {}))::test).start();
          }

          interface I {
              private void test() {
              }
          }

      }
      ---------- END SOURCE ----------

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              • Assignee:
                sdama Srinivas Dama (Inactive)
                Reporter:
                webbuggrp Webbug Group
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