[Mono-list] LCG on Mono?

Mark Hahn mark@spry.to
Wed, 29 Sep 2004 17:09:38 -0700

mike roome wrote:

> > Does anyone have a time estimate for availability of 
> > Lightweight Code Generation (LCG) a feature of Whidbey, 
> > in Mono?  We are designing a new dynamic language, 
> > Spry, (http://spry.to) that requires it.
> >
> > It makes a world of difference in the dynamic capabilities 
> > of the CLR.
> Some of it, at least, is already there: check 
> mcs/class/corlib/System.Reflection.Emit/DynamicMethod.cs. I'm 
> not sure what else is involved in LCG (all the examples i've 
> found via google have just been using DynamicMethod, but it's 
> possible it involves some other improved reflection 
> capabilities in Whidbey, but i'm not all that well-versed in 
> reflection, so i wouldn't know), but there's probably enough 
> implemented to work with.

That is great news.  DynamicMethod is all I'm using from Whidbey.

The more I find out about Mono the more impressed I am.  You guys are doing
great work.