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Re: [5.5.660] class methods and xsubpp

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Nick Ing-Simmons
February 24, 2000 15:30
Re: [5.5.660] class methods and xsubpp
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Hugo <> writes:
>This XS code:
>.. checks the THIS argument like this:
>        if (sv_derived_from(ST(0), "MyClassPtr")) {
>            IV tmp = SvIV((SV*)SvRV(ST(0)));
>            THIS = INT2PTR(MyClass *,tmp);
>        }
>        else
>            croak("THIS is not of type MyClassPtr");
>.. which is a problem, since the method will be invoked by perl on a
>MyClass object, not on a MyClassPtr object. I'm not sure what the right
>solution is for this - has anyone successfully used this type of
>invocation? (I note that it does not appear to be documented in perlxs.)

The whole MyClass * :-> MyClassPtr stuff is a mess.
Just write your own typemap ;-)

Or maybe just fake things so it _is_:

package MyClass;
@ISA = qw(MyClassPtr);

Nick Ing-Simmons

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