[Mono-list] pinvoke to clutter function

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Mon Jun 14 08:19:50 EDT 2010

On 14.06.2010 13:37, Daniel Hughes wrote:
> I'm trying to pinvoke to a clutter function.
> The function is defined in the docs as
> ClutterActor * clutter_texture_new_from_file (const gchar *filename,
> GError **error);
> The code I have is as follows:
> [DllImport ("libclutter-glx-1.0.so.0")]
> private static extern IntPtr clutter_texture_new_from_file (string
> filename, IntPtr errorData);

This must be "ref IntPtr errorData" unless the function is
documented to work with NULL ptrs.

> And I call it like this:
> IntPtr texture = clutter_texture_new_from_file("myImage.jpeg",IntPtr.Zero);
> however when called like this in monodevelop on ubuntu I get the
> following error.
> Unix Transport Error
> Eventally I would like to get the error reporting working so I can get
> the gerror result however firstly I need to get past the Unix
> Transport Error.

Have you tried to run the app outside monodevelop?


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