[Mono-bugs] [Bug 64540][Nor] Changed - mcs does not trap ambigous call for StringWriter.Write

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Changed by rharinath@novell.com.


--- shadow/64540	2004-08-30 09:08:19.000000000 -0400
+++ shadow/64540.tmp.8677	2004-09-10 09:54:31.000000000 -0400
@@ -2,22 +2,23 @@
 Product: Mono: Compilers
 Version: unspecified
 OS: Windows XP (Cygwin)
 OS Details: SP1
 Status: NEW   
+Severity: Unknown
 Priority: Normal
 Component: C#
 AssignedTo: mono-bugs@ximian.com                            
 ReportedBy: ndrochak@gol.com               
 QAContact: mono-bugs@ximian.com
 TargetMilestone: ---
 Summary: mcs does not trap ambigous call for StringWriter.Write
+BugsThisDependsOn: 55786
 csc flags an error CS0121 for the following code because an ambigous call 
 to Write(). mcs does not see this as an error.
 using System;
 using System.IO;
@@ -30,6 +31,12 @@
 			StringWriter writer = new StringWriter ();
 			writer.Write (null);
+------- Additional Comments From rharinath@novell.com  2004-09-10 09:54 -------
+This is a manifestation of 55786.  Overload resolution happens with
+the methods of StringWriter, not with the methods of TextWriter which
+they overload -- hence the ambiguous call is not seen.