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go/types: should accept method recv base type that is alias to a pointer type #28251

griesemer opened this issue Oct 17, 2018 · 1 comment


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@griesemer griesemer commented Oct 17, 2018

Per #27995, this code should be accepted:

package p

type T struct{}

type T1 = *T

func (T1) m() {}

func _() {

Right now we get:

$ gotype y.go
y.go:10:9: invalid operation: (&(T literal)) (value of type *T) has no field or method m

cmd/compile accepts it.

@griesemer griesemer added this to the Go1.12 milestone Oct 17, 2018
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@gopherbot gopherbot commented Oct 18, 2018

Change mentions this issue: go/types: accept recv base type that is alias to a pointer type


@gopherbot gopherbot closed this in f563652 Oct 19, 2018
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