Source file src/go/types/eval.go

Documentation: go/types

     1  // Copyright 2013 The Go Authors. All rights reserved.
     2  // Use of this source code is governed by a BSD-style
     3  // license that can be found in the LICENSE file.
     4  
     5  package types
     6  
     7  import (
     8  	"fmt"
     9  	"go/ast"
    10  	"go/parser"
    11  	"go/token"
    12  )
    13  
    14  // Eval returns the type and, if constant, the value for the
    15  // expression expr, evaluated at position pos of package pkg,
    16  // which must have been derived from type-checking an AST with
    17  // complete position information relative to the provided file
    18  // set.
    19  //
    20  // The meaning of the parameters fset, pkg, and pos is the
    21  // same as in CheckExpr. An error is returned if expr cannot
    22  // be parsed successfully, or the resulting expr AST cannot be
    23  // type-checked.
    24  func Eval(fset *token.FileSet, pkg *Package, pos token.Pos, expr string) (_ TypeAndValue, err error) {
    25  	// parse expressions
    26  	node, err := parser.ParseExprFrom(fset, "eval", expr, 0)
    27  	if err != nil {
    28  		return TypeAndValue{}, err
    29  	}
    30  
    31  	info := &Info{
    32  		Types: make(map[ast.Expr]TypeAndValue),
    33  	}
    34  	err = CheckExpr(fset, pkg, pos, node, info)
    35  	return info.Types[node], err
    36  }
    37  
    38  // CheckExpr type checks the expression expr as if it had appeared at
    39  // position pos of package pkg. Type information about the expression
    40  // is recorded in info.
    41  //
    42  // If pkg == nil, the Universe scope is used and the provided
    43  // position pos is ignored. If pkg != nil, and pos is invalid,
    44  // the package scope is used. Otherwise, pos must belong to the
    45  // package.
    46  //
    47  // An error is returned if pos is not within the package or
    48  // if the node cannot be type-checked.
    49  //
    50  // Note: Eval and CheckExpr should not be used instead of running Check
    51  // to compute types and values, but in addition to Check, as these
    52  // functions ignore the context in which an expression is used (e.g., an
    53  // assignment). Thus, top-level untyped constants will return an
    54  // untyped type rather then the respective context-specific type.
    55  //
    56  func CheckExpr(fset *token.FileSet, pkg *Package, pos token.Pos, expr ast.Expr, info *Info) (err error) {
    57  	// determine scope
    58  	var scope *Scope
    59  	if pkg == nil {
    60  		scope = Universe
    61  		pos = token.NoPos
    62  	} else if !pos.IsValid() {
    63  		scope = pkg.scope
    64  	} else {
    65  		// The package scope extent (position information) may be
    66  		// incorrect (files spread across a wide range of fset
    67  		// positions) - ignore it and just consider its children
    68  		// (file scopes).
    69  		for _, fscope := range pkg.scope.children {
    70  			if scope = fscope.Innermost(pos); scope != nil {
    71  				break
    72  			}
    73  		}
    74  		if scope == nil || debug {
    75  			s := scope
    76  			for s != nil && s != pkg.scope {
    77  				s = s.parent
    78  			}
    79  			// s == nil || s == pkg.scope
    80  			if s == nil {
    81  				return fmt.Errorf("no position %s found in package %s", fset.Position(pos), pkg.name)
    82  			}
    83  		}
    84  	}
    85  
    86  	// initialize checker
    87  	check := NewChecker(nil, fset, pkg, info)
    88  	check.scope = scope
    89  	check.pos = pos
    90  	defer check.handleBailout(&err)
    91  
    92  	// evaluate node
    93  	var x operand
    94  	check.rawExpr(&x, expr, nil)
    95  	check.processDelayed(0) // incl. all functions
    96  	check.recordUntyped()
    97  
    98  	return nil
    99  }
   100  

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