[Mono-bugs] [Bug 50963][Cri] Changed - System.Globalization.CultureInfo raises exception
Fri, 14 Nov 2003 22:42:07 -0500 (EST)
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Changed by firstname.lastname@example.org.
--- shadow/50963 2003-11-13 20:17:41.000000000 -0500
+++ shadow/50963.tmp.15581 2003-11-14 22:42:07.000000000 -0500
@@ -1,12 +1,12 @@
Product: Mono/Class Libraries
OS: Red Hat 9.0
Severity: 080 Two weeks
@@ -52,6 +52,21 @@
this.Locale = new System.Globalization.CultureInfo("en-US");
------- Additional Comments From email@example.com 2003-11-13 20:17 -------
Does your runtime have support dor ICU? You need libicu installed...
Also, can you provide a test case? The simpler the better.
+------- Additional Comments From firstname.lastname@example.org 2003-11-14 22:42 -------
+Recompiling with ICU installed fixes the problem.
+I would ask that you consider changing the exception from
+System.ArgumentException to a custom exception stating ICU is not
+installed, if that is the case.
+Not knowing that ICU is the reason could cause many others to look
+at this and report it as a bug. I know i've seen it once before in
+mailing list archives and never saw the person get his issue
+resolved (atleast publically stated.). Making
+a "Mono.IcuNotInstalledException: Install ICU and Recompile Mono" or
+something like that would be very helpful to the end user, and
+atleast give them a direction to look at to fix the problem.