Joel Pobar's CLR weblog

CLR Program Manager: Reflection, LCG, Generics and the type system...

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    The next Rotor rev...

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    I figured I'd write a small, somewhat unofficial post about Rotor V2 (Rotor Whidbey). For those that missed the PDC this year, there was a Rotor BoF (Birds of Feather) session in which Brad Abrams talked a little about the next Rotor release. Yes, there...
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    Creating delegate types via Reflection.Emit

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    There's been a few questions on various newsgroups asking for the code sequence for generating a delegate type at runtime. I've cooked up a bit of code which illustrates the various attribute parameters that you need to pass to the Reflection.Emit builders...
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    Debugging Rotor with GDB

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    I'm posting up a “getting started“ style document that previous members of the Rotor team cooked up, it illustrates some notes for debugging under the GDB environment (FreeBSD and MacOS). Enjoy. Launching GDB Debugging a new instance...
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    MSDN TV: CLR Method Dispatch Internals

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    Joe Duffy and I recently did an MSDN TV stint on Method Dispatch Internals . Joe concentrated on the static end of the spectrum, while I talked about late-bound binding and dynamic calling convention. I also appeared with fellow Australian Microsofties...
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    Another CLR (Reflection) blogger...

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    We should all welcome , and subscribe to Chris King's blog, over at: http://blogs.msdn.com/kingces . Chris King is the System.Reflection dev - he works in the metadata weeds all day. He's promised all sorts of wonderful Reflection and Reflection Generics...
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    Job openings on the Microsoft Common Language Runtime team

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    I just posted to the Rotor newsgroup, the current job advertisements for the CLR team. Because this is a Rotor/CLR blog, I figured this post might hit the right prospective audience. Experience in the Rotor source base is a definite advantage. How can...
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    Step up to the microphone please.

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    Step up to the microphone...
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    Thanksgiving holiday fun

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    To an Australian, Thanksgiving holiday seems like a vacation on steroids. I've never seen so many people with smiles on their faces as they desperately reduce food consumption in anticipation for mountainous amounts of turkey. I'll be off to New York...
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    More Microsoft Interview/Job stuff

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    After my post about the CLR team job openings, I've had a bunch of mixed responses. Some good, some very bad. A friend of mine recently pointed me at this little wonder: http://weblogs.asp.net/jobsblog/ . If I had this kind of information back when I...
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    Rotor (SSCLI) Servicing updates - Windows XP SP2 fix included

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    Jan Kotas, a developer on the CLR team, and an original member of the Rotor team has recently started a servicing project for the V1 source. This fixes a few known issues, and for the interest of google indexing, fixes one issue in particular that many...
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    RFP 2.0 - deadline extended

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    The Rotor RFP deadline is now the 30th of January, please make sure you get your submissions in before then. If anyone has any questions about the program, if your particular area of research is suited, or anything RFP related - feel free to place a comment...
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    FCalls and GC Holes

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    A quick heads up, Yun Jin has posted a nice addition to my previous post on adding an FCall to the Rotor source. He goes on to explain a little bit about the GC and GC holes - which is exactly what he works on all day - he's a GC Hole man. Unbelievable...
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