Scala 2.8: _ behaviour changed?

Posted by Alexey Romanov on Stack Overflow See other posts from Stack Overflow or by Alexey Romanov
Published on 2010-04-29T07:24:21Z Indexed on 2010/04/29 7:27 UTC
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Using XScalaWT, this compiled under Scala 2.7:

class NodeView(parent: Composite) extends Composite(parent) {
  var nodeName: Label = null

      nodeName = _

With 2.8.0 RC1, I get this error:

type mismatch; found : main.scala.NodeView required: org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Label

The types are:

label(setups: (Label => Unit)*)(parent: Composite) : Label
contains(setups: (W => Unit)*) : W

So it looks like _ now binds to the outer function instead of inner.

Is this change intentional?

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