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[aspectj-users] Exposing context in a Pointcut
- From: Matt Morten <djcredo@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 2 Oct 2005 13:43:11 +0100
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I have several questions. Firstly, I would like a pointcut to expose a
reference to the currently-executing object, so that I can call
"wait()" on that object in my advice (think along the lines of
Breakpoints). However, suppose I don't necessarily wish to use this
variable in the pointcut definition (in this(), target(), or args()),
but only in the advice itself. Is there any way of doing this, without
getting a "[error] formal unbound in pointcut
Secondly, I would like to have my aspect do something straight away
(unconditionaly) when it runs, so I chose to do this:
However, by doing it this way, I don't have access to any context.
Thus, I am forced to create a pointcut that references the joinpoint
where my "public static void main()" runs, in order to get that class.
Am i stuck to doing it this way?
My third question is this: are there / will there ever be Joinpoints
for getting / setting local variables? At the moment, I am limited to
only class fields, which is a bit of a limiting factor when I want to
"Watch" all variables in my program.
Thanks in advance,