[IronPython] Issue Triage

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Sun Jan 16 18:29:05 CET 2011

On 16/01/2011 09:23, Richard Nienaber wrote:
> I've closed the following issues:
> test blocking: support setting field of value type when calling ctor 
> <http://ironpython.codeplex.com/workitem/24008>
> keyword argument is also treated as args for params array 
> <http://ironpython.codeplex.com/workitem/24000>
> unable to invoke delegate object with method which takes ref args 
> <http://ironpython.codeplex.com/workitem/24009>
> binder does not handle argument list with keyword and tuple correctly 
> for .net methods <http://ironpython.codeplex.com/workitem/24001>
> tracking: wrong message when calling 
> System.Activator.CreateInstance(None) 
> <http://ironpython.codeplex.com/workitem/24007>
> clr.AddReference need invalidate the cached rules related to 
> NamespaceTracker <http://ironpython.codeplex.com/workitem/24012>
> Questions:
>     * Incompatibility between CPy and IPy in the way REG_EXPAND_SZ
>       works in _winreg module.
>       <http://ironpython.codeplex.com/workitem/24042>
>     It seems to me that in this case that IronPython was doing the
>     right thing, and CPython was doing the wrong thing. REG_EXPAND_SZ
>     <http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms724884%28v=vs.85%29.aspx> seems
>     to mean that environment variables should be expanded when the
>     value is inserted into the registry. I've assumed here that even
>     if CPython does the wrong thing, IronPython should follow the
>     behaviour of CPython (and closed the issue).
Hmmm... it is still probably worth filing an issue with CPython:


All the best,


>     * Code has recently been added to fix this issue: types in
>       assemblies loaded with .AddReferenceToFileAndPath() are not
>       importable if they reference other assemblies
>       <http://ironpython.codeplex.com/workitem/25124>
>     Should I close this one as well or does this need to make it into
>     a build first?
>     * -X:PreferComDispatch
>     I have come across quite a few issues where there are
>     inconsistencies when IronPython is started with/without the
>     '-X:PreferComDispatch' switch (like this one
>     <http://ironpython.codeplex.com/workitem/24013>). If I look at the
>     IronPython console help this switch is absent and attempting to
>     run it gives me the error 'File -X:PreferComDispatch does not
>     exist.'. Is this option no longer available/supported? If not,
>     what should be done with these issues?
> Richard
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