[Ironruby-core] IronRuby not loading DLL

Charles Strahan charles.c.strahan at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 12:59:45 EDT 2011


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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