jastrachan | 14 Jul 07:43 2004

Re: [groovy-dev] ConsoleSupport / GroovyConsole.

On 11 Jul 2004, at 00:39, Paul Hammant wrote:

> I'm looking for the correct way to mount a groovy console. I've done 
> this a dozen times with BeanShell, and know that it's supposed to be 
> possible with Groovy.

I'm not sure what you mean by 'mount a console'. Could you give a bit 
more detail on what you're trying to do?

> It seems there is some contradiction in CVS - ConsoleSupport (that 
> needs to be extended by your own class) and J2eeConsole
> The latter seems to offer a few lines of crucial code that would 
> invite cut nad paste to your own class. The trouble is that the 
> console.setPropoerty("shell",shell) line barfs. It suggests that the 
> setting of a read only propoery is no allowed. The former does not 
> seem to have any usages. A simple extend does not, on instantiation, 
> display a console.

Do you want a Swing or command line console?

FWIW the command line shell is the class groovy.ui.InteractiveShell