[Ironruby-core] Couple of Questions

Tomas Restrepo tomas at winterdom.com
Mon Feb 25 14:56:18 EST 2008


Hi John,
>
>  InstanceData is the per-instance data for Ruby object. For example, instance variables (@abc), frozen/tainted flags, etc.

Thanks, good to know. That was my impression from looking at the code,
but wanted to make sure.

>
>  We try to be smart about storing it on the object for types that we generate, but if it's a .NET object sometimes we have to go through a dictionary lookup to find the instance data for a given object.

Is the object itself the key for that dictionary? (If yes, I'm
guessing this will affect the lifetime of said objects, right?)

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