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[FFI] FFI::Pointer#slice is not defined #608

Burgestrand opened this issue Mar 27, 2013 · 0 comments

[FFI] FFI::Pointer#slice is not defined #608

Burgestrand opened this issue Mar 27, 2013 · 0 comments


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@Burgestrand Burgestrand commented Mar 27, 2013

Ruby FFI gem has Pointer#slice, JRuby does not:

Personally I use slice to slice any arbitrary pointer from the beginning of the pointer, in order to give it size information (to ensure I do not go out of bounds when reading or writing).

pointer =, length)
# any attempts to manipulate beyond pointer arbitrary_address + length fails with an error
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