How do you invoke a method (like a specific method, not a function)?```julia>

How do you invoke a method (like a specific method, not a function)?

julia> func(a) =5
func (generic function with 1 method)

julia> meth = first(methods(func))
func(a) in Main at REPL[83]:1

julia> meth(1)
ERROR: MethodError: objects of type Method are not callable
 [1] top-level scope
   @ REPL[85]:1
 [2] eval
   @ .\boot.jl:360 [inlined]

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Avik Sengupta 20 minutes ago

invoke(func, Tuple{Int}, 5)

Sebastian Pfitzner 15 minutes ago

aka invoke(first(meth.sig.parameters).instance, Tuple{meth.sig.parameters[2:end]...}, 5) (edited)

Heetbeet 2 minutes ago

Ah okay, or in that case also


Heetbeet 2 minutes ago


Sebastian Pfitzner 1 minute ago

Right. Don’t rely on that working though, it’s not a public API

Heetbeet < 1 minute ago

Okay, will keep it as a toy only