[Mono-bugs] [Bug 69379][Blo] Changed - mono fails to execute the program and exits with anomalous error message

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Thu, 11 Nov 2004 17:14:42 -0500 (EST)

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Changed by vargaz@freemail.hu.


--- shadow/69379	2004-11-11 16:10:52.000000000 -0500
+++ shadow/69379.tmp.28453	2004-11-11 17:14:42.000000000 -0500
@@ -51,6 +51,13 @@
 I have no clue. I'm a mono rookie.
 ------- Additional Comments From csali@tiscali.it  2004-11-11 16:09 -------
 Created an attachment (id=13213)
 this (messy) program triggers the bug
+------- Additional Comments From vargaz@freemail.hu  2004-11-11 17:14 -------
+UnmanagedType.BSTR is for interoperating with COM on windows, and mono
+does not support that at all. You probably want to use
+UnmanagedType.LPStr (for C char*), or UnmanagedType.LPWStr (for
+C wchar or gunichar2).