[Mono-bugs] [Bug 21042] Changed - Missing MarshalAs support

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Changed by lupus@ximian.com.


--- shadow/21042	Wed Feb 27 16:41:23 2002
+++ shadow/21042.tmp.26596	Wed Feb 27 17:59:34 2002
@@ -1,22 +1,22 @@
 Bug#: 21042
 Product: Mono/MCS
 Version: unspecified
 OS: other
 OS Details: 
-Status: RESOLVED   
-Resolution: FIXED
+Status: REOPENED   
 Severity: 002 Two hours
 Priority: Major
 Component: Misc
 AssignedTo: mono-bugs@ximian.com                            
 ReportedBy: miguel@ximian.com               
 QAContact: mono-bugs@ximian.com
 TargetMilestone: ---
-Summary: Missing parameter names in PInvoke methods.
+Summary: Missing MarshalAs support
 This is from Paolo:
 Compile any test with a p/invoke method and disassemble the output:
 you'll note that, the parameter info table is not filled, so you don't
 get the name of the arguments, for example. The problem with marshaling
@@ -41,6 +41,19 @@
    The bug should be fixed on CVS.  Do you have a sample proggy that I
 can use to verify that the things are labeled as you want them?
    And what is MarshalAs support in MCS?
+------- Additional Comments From lupus@ximian.com  2002-02-27 17:59 -------
+You may try mono/tests/pinvoke.cs: in the ildasm output you'll note
+that the parameter names are there, while before this change they were
+not output.
+MarshalAs is an attribute that you can set to method parameters and to
+fields: it specifies what system type should be used when marshaling
+the parameter. Supposedly there is a Marshal Specification somewhere
+in the docs. There is some info in the docs for
+The compiler needs to support it since it's a special attribute (on
+parameters, for exampl, you need to set the info with
+ParameterBuilder.SetMarshal, I think).