In Files

  • dl/lib/dl/struct.rb

Included Modules


A C union wrapper

Public Class Methods

malloc(types, func=nil) click to toggle source

Allocates a C union the types provided. The C function func is called when the instance is garbage collected.

               # File dl/lib/dl/struct.rb, line 212
def CUnionEntity.malloc(types, func=nil)
  addr = DL.malloc(CUnionEntity.size(types)), types, func)
size(types) click to toggle source

Given types, returns the size needed for the union.

=> 8
               # File dl/lib/dl/struct.rb, line 222
def CUnionEntity.size(types) { |type, count = 1|
    PackInfo::SIZE_MAP[type] * count

Public Instance Methods

set_ctypes(types) click to toggle source

Given types, calculate the necessary offset and for each union member

               # File dl/lib/dl/struct.rb, line 229
def set_ctypes(types)
  @ctypes = types
  @offset =, 0)
  @size   = self.class.size types

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