Hi Jonathan,<div><br></div><div>If you&#39;re using trunk, Zoltan Varga added a mono_reflection_type_get_type to handle that.<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 11:47 AM, Jonathan Shore <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:jonathan.shore@gmail.com">jonathan.shore@gmail.com</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">Thanks.  That works<div><div></div><div class="h5"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 7:01 PM, Rodrigo Kumpera <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:kumpera@gmail.com" target="_blank">kumpera@gmail.com</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br>
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There are two ways, you can do it from managed land directly:<div><br></div><div>Type t = ...;</div><div>return t.TypeHandle.Value;</div><div><div><br></div><div>This will give you a MonoType* (which is easy to convert to a MonoClass*).</div>


<div><br></div><div>The other option is pretty shitty, due to a silly limitation in mono&#39;s embedding API.</div><div>What you do is fetch the _impl field using mono_field_get_value</div><div><br></div><div>MonoType *type;</div>


<div>mono_field_get_value (obj, _impl_field, &amp;type);</div><div><br><div><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div><div>On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 12:50 AM, Jonathan Shore <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:jonathan.shore@gmail.com" target="_blank">jonathan.shore@gmail.com</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br>


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I have a method call that returns System.<code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:1px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:1px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif">Type</code>. I want to make use of the type and do some reflection from C++. Have code like this:</p>



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<code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif"><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(43,145,175)">MonoClass</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">*</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"> klass </span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">=</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"> </span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">(</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(43,145,175)">MonoClass</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">*)</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">mono_runtime_invoke </span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">(...);</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"><br>



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I am pretty sure that the casting to <code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:1px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:1px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif">MonoClass*</code> is not appropriate. The mono_runtime_invoke() function returns a<code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:1px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:1px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif">MonoObject*</code>. How do I coerce the MonoObject* containing a reference to <code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:1px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:1px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif">Type</code> to <code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:1px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:1px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif">MonoClass*</code>. I want to be able to be able to call:</p>



<pre style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:10px;padding-top:5px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:5px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif;width:auto;max-height:600px">
<code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,&#39;Lucida Console&#39;,&#39;Liberation Mono&#39;,&#39;DejaVu Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Bitstream Vera Sans Mono&#39;,&#39;Courier New&#39;,monospace,serif"><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">mono_class_get_properties </span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">(</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">type</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">,</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"> </span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">&amp;</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">iter</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">)</span><span style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"><br>



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iteratively, later.</p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:1em;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent;clear:both;word-wrap:break-word">



FYI: I posted this on stackoverflow @ <a href="http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8483406/coercing-monoobject-to-monoclass-where-a-method-call-returns-a-type" target="_blank">http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8483406/coercing-monoobject-to-monoclass-where-a-method-call-returns-a-type</a> if anyone cares to answer.  </p>



<div>Thanks</div><div><br></div><font color="#888888"><div>Jonathan</div></font></div>
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