[Ironruby-core] generic and non generic type with the same name
John Lam (IRONRUBY)
jflam at microsoft.com
Thu May 8 09:56:24 EDT 2008
> IronRuby seems to be having a problem resolving a generic type when a
> non generic type with the same name exists. The specific example that
> I discovered the bug with is when trying to using Moq .
> describe "some class with a mock" do
> it "should use the mock" do
> mock = Mock.of(IMyMock).new
> my_class = MyClass.new(mock)
> // ... test stuff
Yep. Sorry. That's a bug. Can you open a bug please?
We more or less hacked in whatever 'support' that we needed to get basic generics up and running so that we could do some Silverlight/WPF stuff. It was almost entirely on the side of consuming generic types, and this case didn't come up.
As for the timeline for fixes around this stuff - it will happen post-RailsConf when we refocus on getting our .NET interop story correct. Right now we have our hands full trying to get the core language up and running.
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