[MacRuby-devel] passing an address as method param

Laurent Sansonetti lsansonetti at apple.com
Sun Oct 5 16:37:27 PDT 2008

Hi Claudio,

On Oct 3, 2008, at 1:05 PM, Claudio Poli wrote:

> hi everyone,
> I have this:
> urlData = NSURLConnection.sendSynchronousRequest urlRequest,
> returningResponse:response, error:error
> where
> urlRequest is a NSURLRequest
> response is a NSURLResponse
> error is a NSError
> in Objective-C response and error would be &response and &error.
> running this in MacRuby gives:
> `sendSynchronousRequest:returningResponse:error:': can't convert Ruby
> object `NSURLResponse' to Objective-C value of type  
> `^@' (ArgumentError)

Dealing with objects returned by reference is currently not supported,  
as you noticed in #131.

I will fix this soon. I will support the RubyCocoa way (omitting the  
argument will return it with the return value, in an array) and also  
the possibility to create and pass a Pointer object.


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