Synopsis A modifier is missing in a declaration.
Description Rascal functions can be implemented in Java. This is the case for many functions in the standard library. This requires these elements:
  • An abstract Rascal function declaration (= a function header without a body).
  • The keyword java should be part of the function header.
  • The function declaration is annotated (uing javaClass) with the name of the Java class that implements this function.
This error is generated when the java keyword is missing.

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Examples This is how the size function on lists is declared in the Rascal library:
>>>>>>>public java int size(list[&T] lst);
int (list[&T]): int size(list[&T]);
This is what happens if the java keyword is missing:
>>>>>>>public int size(list[&T] lst);
|stdin:///|(0,72,<1,0>,<2,30>): Missing modifier: java
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