[Gtk-sharp-list] [PATCH] Extra allocations in Gtk# structs

Paolo Molaro lupus@ximian.com
Mon, 12 Jan 2004 16:42:41 +0100

On 01/11/04 Ben Maurer wrote:
> (<mytype>) Marshal.PtrToStructure (raw, self.GetType ());
> However, this is slow, because the Marshal method ends up allocating a
> boxed value type. So, I changed the generator to emit:
> return *(<mytype>*) raw;
> This is much faster, as it is just an indirection + copy. I tested
> monodoc and MD after the change, they work fine.

How do you guarantee the structure won't need marshaling?
In that case your new code is incorrect.


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