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Bug 250901 - Incorrect infinite recursion warning for lambda expression
Summary: Incorrect infinite recursion warning for lambda expression
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: java
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Hints (show other bugs)
Version: 8.0.2
Hardware: PC Windows 7
: P4 normal (vote)
Assignee: Svata Dedic
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-03-04 16:21 UTC by xarax
Modified: 2015-03-18 09:43 UTC (History)
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Issue Type: DEFECT
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Description xarax 2015-03-04 16:21:21 UTC
Product Version = NetBeans IDE 8.0.2 (Build 201411181905)
Operating System = Windows 7 version 6.1 running on amd64
Java; VM; Vendor = 1.8.0
Runtime = Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM 25.0-b70

NetBeans issues incorrect warning for infinite recursion for a lambda expression

public class TestRecursionWarning
    public final Runnable fubar()
        Runnable result;

        result = () -> fubar() ;    // NetBeans incorrectly warns of infinite recursion
        result = this::fubar ;      // no warning (correct)

        return result;

    public Runnable snafu()
        Runnable result;

        result = () -> snafu() ;    // NetBeans incorrectly warns of potential infinite recursion
        result = this::snafu ;      // no warning (correct)

        return result;