Bug 15909 - [enhancement] Suggest const field for repeated DllImport attributes
Summary: [enhancement] Suggest const field for repeated DllImport attributes
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Tools
Classification: Mono
Component: Gendarme ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2013-11-04 14:19 UTC by Andres G. Aragoneses
Modified: 2013-11-04 14:19 UTC (History)
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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Andres G. Aragoneses 2013-11-04 14:19:40 UTC
Gendarme should probably suggest that this kind of code:

[DllImport ("libglib-2.0-0.dll")]
static extern IntPtr g_malloc(IntPtr size);

[DllImport ("libglib-2.0-0.dll")]
static extern void g_free (IntPtr mem);

Should be converted to this:

const string dll = "libglib-2.0-0.dll";

[DllImport (dll)]
static extern IntPtr g_malloc(IntPtr size);

[DllImport (dll)]
static extern void g_free (IntPtr mem);

Because it is less verbose, less redundant, and more maintainable (it prevents changing the library name in only one place instead of in N places).