[Mono-list] dynamic method building
Miguel de Icaza
13 Oct 2003 16:25:50 -0400
> I'm currently trying to write a class for monitoring object behavior
> and currently i've decided it'd be easier to try implementing this
> class using reflection.emit
> right now i'd like to be able to take class A and create a new class B
> that inherits from A.
> class B then overrides all of A's methods using Reflection.Emit and
> provides new code for monitoring calls on A and then
> forwarding/mimicking the behavior of A.
For certain kind of classes (those that derive from MarshalByRefObject),
you can actually have the runtime provide a proxy automatically for
you. Don Box goes into the details on his "Essential .NET" book.
This functionality is also the foundation for Remoting.
> Is there a way i can define a method's body with a string and then have
> some part of the reflection/reflection.emit namespace generate ILcodes
> for that string?
This part was unclear to me, what do you want to do?