[Mono-bugs] [Bug 77523][Nor] Changed - PtrToStructure(IntPtr, object) should throw exception if object is not formatted class

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Changed by jonathan.chambers at ansys.com.


--- shadow/77523	2006-02-10 11:45:15.000000000 -0500
+++ shadow/77523.tmp.30671	2006-02-10 11:51:13.000000000 -0500
@@ -69,6 +69,18 @@
 log2 = (LOGFONT)log1;
 Thus PtrToStructure can and should work with structures because it 
 expects an object so it will get a boxed structure that can be 
+------- Additional Comments From jonathan.chambers at ansys.com  2006-02-10 11:51 -------
+Kornel, I am not quite sure what you are saying. From the MSDN docs,
+and from the test case it appears that PtrToStructure has to overloads
+that behave differently. One allows for structures or formatted
+classes, the other only allows for formatted classes (not a boxed
+value type). If you are saying something else, sorry.
+We are currently using the overload that only allows for formatted
+classes in SD. This actually seems to be correct as the MS ToLogFont
+only worked for me when I used a formatted class to describe the
+LOGFONT structure, not when I used a managed struct.

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