[Mono-dev] how to coerce MonoObject* holding a System.Type to MonoClass*
jonathan.shore at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 08:47:22 EST 2011
Thanks. That works
On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 7:01 PM, Rodrigo Kumpera <kumpera at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are two ways, you can do it from managed land directly:
> Type t = ...;
> return t.TypeHandle.Value;
> This will give you a MonoType* (which is easy to convert to a MonoClass*).
> The other option is pretty shitty, due to a silly limitation in mono's
> embedding API.
> What you do is fetch the _impl field using mono_field_get_value
> MonoType *type;
> mono_field_get_value (obj, _impl_field, &type);
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 12:50 AM, Jonathan Shore <jonathan.shore at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> I have a method call that returns System.Type. I want to make use of
>> the type and do some reflection from C++. Have code like this:
>> MonoClass* klass = (MonoClass*)mono_runtime_invoke (...);
>> I am pretty sure that the casting to MonoClass* is not appropriate. The
>> mono_runtime_invoke() function returns aMonoObject*. How do I coerce the
>> MonoObject* containing a reference to Type to MonoClass*. I want to be
>> able to be able to call:
>> mono_class_get_properties (type, &iter)
>> iteratively, later.
>> FYI: I posted this on stackoverflow @
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8483406/coercing-monoobject-to-monoclass-where-a-method-call-returns-a-typeif anyone cares to answer.
>> Mono-devel-list mailing list
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