[Mono-list] Speed of MethodInfo.Invoke?

Chad Robinson crj at lucubration.com
Fri Jan 27 14:27:34 EST 2006

Ben Maurer wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-01-27 at 08:50 -0500, Chad Robinson wrote:
>>I have a question about Mono internals (or CLR internals?). How is 
>>MethodInfo.Invoke actually implemented? I'm trying to write an extensible 
>>application that would support loading custom modules in external DLLs. 
>>However, the application is also tightly performance constrained. I guess what 
>>I'm asking is, what is the overhead like for invoking a method discovered 
>>through MethodInfo (assume I discover in advance, assume 2-3 object ref 
>>params) vs. a traditional call?
> The fastest way is through a delegate, which takes care of argument
> binding for you.

How do I use a delegate to call into a function that I don't even know exists 
until I load the assembly and call MethodInfo.GetMethod?


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