[Ironpython-users] pyc port to IKVM.Reflection
slide.o.mix at gmail.com
Sat Jul 7 04:50:36 CEST 2012
Is there interest in moving to IKVM for more of the internal stuff?
Mono seems to have had quite a bit of success.
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From: Dino Viehland
Sent: 7/6/2012 7:34 PM
To: Jeff Hardy
Cc: Slide; ironpython-users at python.org
Subject: RE: [Ironpython-users] pyc port to IKVM.Reflection
> The full explanation is at
> http://docs.xamarin.com/android/about/limitations and
> It's similar to .NET's CCW support.
Oh, awesome, and of course! Somehow I was just totally missing the
> > You'll just need to run NewTypeMaker in a mode where it saves to disk
> > (we can already do this I believe for debug builds where we want to
> > verify the IL is legal). Then you just need a metaclass which goes
> > off to the pre-compiled assembly and loads it rather than generating it.
> > I can definitely see the desire to bring it all together in one tool
> > though as there's now lots of moving parts.
> Yeah, -X:SaveAssemblies. Super useful, but it requires running the code, and
> I'd like to avoid that when generating the wrappers if possible. With some
> annotations (and maybe some assumptions), all of the information needed
> can be in the source code.
There's also clr.CompileSubclassTypes which doesn't require running the code
but it has the problem which started this thread - it's still based
instead of IKVM which has all the cool multi-targetting capabilities.
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