[Mono-dev] memcpy and memset (opcodes, C#, marshaling)
kornelpal at gmail.com
Sun Mar 25 07:45:50 EDT 2007
Mono's String class has great managed memcpy and memset methods that
internal. cpblk and initblk opcodes map to these two methods when cannot be
easily inlined. But I know no way to make a C# compiler emit either cpblk or
initblk using my own pointer parameters.
Is it somehow possible to use these opcodes in C# or should I copy these two
methods to my own code?
System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal currently uses internal calls for
methods I think are not doing any managed-to-unmanaged marshaling at all:
Copy, Read... and Write... methods. Could these methods be implemented using
enirely managed code (inline implemenation or a managed-to-managed)?
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