[Mono-osx] Statics and Singletons with Dumbarton

Andreas Färber andreas.faerber at web.de
Tue Jan 2 05:27:54 EST 2007

Am 02.01.2007 um 09:55 schrieb R. Tyler Ballance:

> Dumbarton would violate the access modifier for the constructor,  
> and call it, and then when I would call the property method in my  
> Cocoa code, it'd function as expected. This seems like a subtle  
> bug, or is it something that is "allowed" within the constraints of  
> the Mono embedded runtime?

Through reflection from fully trusted code you can always call  
private methods, whether embedding or from managed code.

> 	As far as I can tell there's not really a feasible way to call  
> static methods through the Dumbarton bridge [...] almost all the  
> calls require an instatiated MonoObject before invoking a method.

Supply NULL as the MonoObject* instance, similarly to managed  
reflection (null in C#).



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