[Mono-bugs] [Bug 61204][Wis] Changed - Incorrect behavior if const field and default value have different types

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Tue, 6 Jul 2004 13:30:08 -0400 (EDT)

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Changed by bmaurer@users.sf.net.


--- shadow/61204	2004-07-06 12:36:35.000000000 -0400
+++ shadow/61204.tmp.14321	2004-07-06 13:30:08.000000000 -0400
@@ -1,14 +1,14 @@
 Bug#: 61204
 Product: Mono: Runtime
 Version: unspecified
+OS: unknown
 OS Details: 
 Status: NEW   
+Severity: Unknown
 Priority: Wishlist
 Component: misc
 AssignedTo: mono-bugs@ximian.com                            
 ReportedBy: bmaurer@users.sf.net               
 QAContact: mono-bugs@ximian.com
 TargetMilestone: ---
@@ -23,6 +23,17 @@
 And since you're working in this area: the spec says that the type of
 the constant may not match the type of the field. This means that the
 code was and remains incorrect: please write the test case in IL and
 change the code to handle this case.
+------- Additional Comments From bmaurer@users.sf.net  2004-07-06 13:30 -------
+Basically what happens is that MS does a byte by byte copy.
+if you have  .field public static  literal   float64 a = int8(1), you
+get "4.94065645841247E-324" when you reflect (i assume that is what
+0x000000000001 is...)
+We actually hande everything correctly, except when the constant type
+is wider than the field type. THen we corrupt some memory durring the