[Biococoa-dev] Base test

Jim Balhoff james.balhoff at duke.edu
Fri Aug 13 15:30:45 EDT 2004

On Aug 13, 2004, at 3:22 PM, Jim Balhoff wrote:

> On Aug 13, 2004, at 3:15 PM, Alexander Griekspoor wrote:
>>> A classes are objects, it seems like it would work.
>> I'm not so sure about that, but probably you are right. Anyway, the 
>> description says:
>> objc_msgSend
>> Sends a message with a simple return value to an instance of a class.
>> So I'm afraid it doesn't work on the class itself. I couldn't get it 
>> to work either, but perhaps I'm doing something else wrong here...
> It works, try this:
<snip code>
Actually you can just send the performSelector: message to the class.  
I wasn't sure if class objects conformed to the NSObject protocol, but 
if you try sending the message [MyClass performSelector:message], you 
get the same result as the objc_msgSend() stuff.

- Jim

James P. Balhoff
Dept. of Biology
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0338
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