Module: Overloadable

Defined in:
lib/platypus/overload.rb

Overview

The Obverloadable mixin allows you to easily overload methods based on method signitures.

Defined Under Namespace

Classes: Signature

Class Method Summary (collapse)

Instance Method Summary (collapse)

Class Method Details

+ (Object) append_features(base)



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# File 'lib/platypus/overload.rb', line 7

def self.append_features(base)
  if Module==base
    super(base)
  else
    base.extend(self)
  end
end

Instance Method Details

- (Object) method_added(name)



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# File 'lib/platypus/overload.rb', line 24

def method_added(name)
  return if $skip

  @overload_stack  ||= []
  @overload_method ||= {}

  signature = @overload_stack.pop

  if !method_defined?("#{name}:origin")
    $skip = true
    if signature
      define_method("#{name}:origin"){|*a| raise ArgumentError }
    else
      alias_method("#{name}:origin", name)
    end
    $skip = false
  end

  if signature
    @overload_module ||= Module.new

    include @overload_module

    signature = Signature[*signature]
    @overload_method[name] ||= []
    @overload_method[name] << signature

    signame = "#{name}:#{signature.key}"

    alias_method(signame, name)

    sigs = @overload_method[name]
    $skip = true
    define_method(name) do |*args|
      #sigs.sort.each do |sig|
      s = sigs.find{ |sig| sig.match?(args) }
      if s
        __send__("#{name}:#{s.key}", *args)
      else
        __send__("#{name}:origin", *args)
      end
    end
    $skip = false
  end

end

- (Object) overload(*signature) Also known as: sig

Setup an overload state.



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# File 'lib/platypus/overload.rb', line 16

def overload(*signature)
  (@overload_stack ||= []) << signature
end