[Ironruby-core] requiring .NET assemblies

Curt Hagenlocher curt at hagenlocher.org
Mon Feb 18 19:37:15 EST 2008


So, the Customer class was generated by SubSonic and is contained in
DataAccess.Subsonic.dll?  Do you get the same results by leaving out the
include and saying

DataAccess::SubSonic::Customer.new

instead?
On Feb 18, 2008 12:30 PM, Ivan Porto Carrero <ivan at flanders.co.nz> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I ran into a pretty weird issue, I tried to use some of the .NET ORM's
> with IronRuby.
> I haven't investigated with the debugger turned on yet but here's what I
> observed
>
> I tried this with ActiveRecord from Castle, SubSonic and LightSpeed.
> Linq2Sql doesn't have a problem.
>
> What the first 3 ORM's have in common is that I can use the types in the
> actual ORM library. All of those ORM's require you to have a generic base
> class.
> If I include other types in the assembly (non generic base classes) then I
> can just use those classes.
> When I create a type with a generic base class that is defined in the same
> assembly I can use that class in IronRuby
>
> For SubSonic a Customer class could look like:
>
> *public class Customer : ActiveRecord<Customer>{
>   // model code here
> }*
>
> The output from the console session that shows the behavior. I tried a lot
> of different approaches but it always boils down to the same error.
>
> *IronRuby 0.1 on .NET 2.0.50727.1434
> Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
>
> Note that local variables do not work today in the console.
> As a workaround, use globals instead (eg $x = 42 instead of x = 42).
>
> >>> require 'mscorlib'
> => true
> >>> require Dir.getwd + '/SubSonic.dll'
> => true
> >>> require Dir.getwd + '/DataAccess.SubSonic.dll'
> => true
> >>> include DataAccess::SubSonic
> => Object
> >>> Customer.new
> IronRuby.Libraries:0:in `ConstantMissing': uninitialized constant
> Object::Customer (NameError)
>         from :0:in `main'
>         from :0:in `##16'
> >>> exit*
>
> Is this a bug or is it a case of me missing something?
>
> Cheers
> Ivan
>
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