//
//  NSValue+CheatAndHack.m
//  MulleScion
//
//  Created by Nat! on 26.02.13.
//
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#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>


// this is not very pretty, may screw up programs who depend on NSValue
// not responding to location/length (who codes like that ??)

@implementation NSValue( CheatAndHack)

- (NSUInteger) location
{
   NSUInteger  size;
   NSUInteger  alignment;
   NSRange     range;
   
   NSGetSizeAndAlignment( [self objCType], &size, &alignment);
   if( size != sizeof( NSRange))
      return( NSNotFound);
   
   [self getValue:&range];
   return( range.location);
}


- (NSUInteger) length
{
   NSUInteger  size;
   NSUInteger  alignment;
   NSRange     range;
   
   NSGetSizeAndAlignment( [self objCType], &size, &alignment);
   if( size != sizeof( NSRange))
      return( 0);
   
   [self getValue:&range];
   return( range.length);
}

@end