[Ironruby-core] IronRuby not loading DLL

Miguel Madero me at miguelmadero.com
Fri Apr 1 15:03:38 EDT 2011


>I could imagine there *might* be case where you have an xFoo type and an
XFoo type in the same namespace
BTW, differentiating types or public members by case isn't CLS compliant,
which basically means that who ever wrote that code should be expecting some
interop issues.


Miguel A. Madero Reyes
www.miguelmadero.com (blog)
me at miguelmadero.com


On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 7:19 AM, Charles Strahan <
charles.c.strahan at gmail.com> wrote:

> I figured that it's always nice to have options - especially if there are
> conflicts.  Capitalizing the first letter would probably work in 99% of
> cases, but I could imagine there *might* be case where you have an xFoo
> type and an XFoo type in the same namespace.
>
> That's probably being pedantic though - just capitalizing the first letter
> sounds like a pragmatic solution to me.
>
> -Charles
>
>
> On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 10:01 PM, Tomas Matousek <
> Tomas.Matousek at microsoft.com> wrote:
>
>>  What would such block usually do? Uppercase the first letter of a
>> lower-cased class/namespace? We could do that or some other mangling
>> automatically. Is there any value in customizing the mangling?
>>
>>
>>
>> Being it automatic would help you to discover the constants since they
>> would appear in Module#constants.
>>
>>
>>
>> Tomas
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:
>> ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] *On Behalf Of *Charles Strahan
>> *Sent:* Saturday, March 26, 2011 10:00 AM
>>
>> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
>> *Subject:* Re: [Ironruby-core] IronRuby not loading DLL
>>
>>
>>
>> Tomas, how would you feel about adding an optional block param to
>> require/load_assembly for overriding how .NET types are mapped to constants?
>>  That might be prove beneficial in cases such as these.
>>
>>
>>
>> -Charles
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 5:37 PM, Tomas Matousek <
>> Tomas.Matousek at microsoft.com> wrote:
>>
>> You need to use const_get to access classes/namespaces whose names are not
>> compatible with Ruby naming conventions.
>> A module in Ruby must start with capital ASCII letter.
>>
>> const_get(:mdMATCHUPOBJECTLib).const_get(:mdMUIncrementalClass).new should
>> work.
>>
>> Tomas
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:
>> ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of Paul Wheeler
>> Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2011 2:01 PM
>> To: ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
>> Subject: [Ironruby-core] IronRuby not loading DLL
>>
>> I have been using IronRuby for a while now to do simple scripting against
>> DotNet DLLs with great success. I ran in to a problem recently where I am
>> asking IronRuby 1.1.1 to require a DLL but it does not appear to be loaded.
>> I do not get an error message but cannot instantiate any types from the DLL.
>> If I do "p Object.constants" it does not return any namespaces or classes
>> from the DLL.
>>
>> When trying to do:
>> "mdMATCHUPOBJECTLib::mdMUIncrementalClass.new"
>>
>> I get the error:
>> "undefined method mdMATCHUPOBJECTLib"
>>
>> Where mdMUIncrementalClass is a class in the DLL and mdMATCHUPOBJECTLib is
>> the namespace. This works perfectly in C#/VisualStudio with the same DLL (I
>> am basically using the exact same code in C# and Ruby). If it helps, this is
>> an Interop DLL created by Visual Studio from a COM DLL.
>>
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