[Gtk-sharp-list] overloading operator ==?

Vladimir Vukicevic vladimir@pobox.com
20 Oct 2002 14:00:23 -0700

On Sun, 2002-10-20 at 12:30, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> Hello!
> > Hmm, I just realized.. why is an overloaded operator == needed at all? 
> > With the refouncting/GetObject()/etc. plan in place, there should never
> > be the case of two different gtk#/C# objects existing with the same
> > native _obj pointer -- there's a one-to-one mapping between the two.  So
> > the base System.Object equality should suffice...
> In this particular case, I ran into the problem when retrieving the same
> value through two different places:
> 	gtk_text_view_get_border_window
> (or something like that) that returns the GdkWindow to one of the
> borders (we use a border on the right in the debugger).
> And the other window coming from the event handler.  Grep for `Equals'
> in the debugger/frontend/gui/*.cs to see where and why its being used.

Hmm, i'll take a look.. it shouldn't matter though; anything that has
the same c-land pointer should turn into the same C# object.  There was
a bug until about a week ago that prevented this from happening
correctly though.

	- Vlad

Vladimir Vukicevic <vladimir@pobox.com>