>>>>> "W" == William Djaja Tjokroaminata <billtj / z.glue.umd.edu> writes:

W> ...... which leads me to ask, why the last time when I asked, given a
W> method string/name, whether there is an easy way to get the function
W> pointer, the answer was in principle, *no* ?  (See threads starting at
W> http://www.ruby-talk.org/46426.)

  http://www.ruby-talk.org/47220

W> Or, is it because at the "alias" level, Ruby deals only with nodes and not
W> the function pointers?  But does this then imply that Ruby simply converts
W> all the functions defined in C to nodes? 

 When you call rb_define_method(), ruby create a node NODE_CFUNC. The
 function pointer is stored in this node.


Guy Decoux