[IronPython] Choosing the right overload

Jonathan Jacobs korpse-ironpython at kaydash.za.net
Fri Jun 16 10:32:37 PDT 2006

Jonathan Jacobs wrote:
> I did some digging in the source code, it looks like the problem is the 
> indexer for BuiltinFunctionOverloadMapper. The problem appears to be: from 
> Python I am unable to specify whether an argument is byref or not and so the 
> comparison fails when trying to match signatures.

I did a little less digging and a little more thinking:

 >>> Direct3D.Mesh.FromFile.__overloads__[(str, Direct3D.MeshFlags, 
<built-in function FromFile>

Yay! Somewhat insane, but yay.


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