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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/object.c b/object.c
index 20f9148..e259d55 100644
--- a/object.c
+++ b/object.c
@@ -2009,7 +2009,8 @@ rb_obj_ivar_get(obj, iv)
*
* Sets the instance variable names by <i>symbol</i> to
* <i>object</i>, thereby frustrating the efforts of the class's
- * author to attempt to provide proper encapsulation.
+ * author to attempt to provide proper encapsulation. The variable
+ * did not have to exist prior to this call.
*
* class Fred
* def initialize(p1, p2)
@@ -2018,7 +2019,8 @@ rb_obj_ivar_get(obj, iv)
* end
* fred = Fred.new('cat', 99)
* fred.instance_variable_set(:@a, 'dog') #=> "dog"
- * fred.inspect #=> "#<Fred:0x401b3da8 @a=\"dog\", @b=99>"
+ * fred.instance_variable_set(:@c, 'cat') #=> "cat"
+ * fred.inspect #=> "#<Fred:0x401b3da8 @a=\"dog\", @b=99, @c=\"cat\">"
*/
static VALUE