[rust-dev] how to call closures stored in struct slots (a 0.5 question)

Tim Chevalier catamorphism at gmail.com
Sat Dec 22 10:28:26 PST 2012

On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 10:27 AM, Steve Jenson <stevej at fruitless.org> wrote:
> In 0.4, I had a struct that stored a fn that I later called as if it were a
> method. In 0.5, this has ceased. what is the new syntax for calling
> functions stored in slots?
> Here's the small code example (please excuse how naive it is):
> https://github.com/stevej/rustled/blob/master/lazy.rs#L28
> and here is the 0.5 compiler error I receive:
> lazy.rs:28:21: 28:33 error: type `lazy::Lazy<'a>` does not implement any
> method in scope named `code`
> lazy.rs:28         let result = self.code();

(Warning: not tested.) I believe the way to do this is to write:

let result = (self.code)();


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