[Mono-bugs] [Bug 79714][Maj] Changed - SortedList "Contains" sometimes fails with "string" keys

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Changed by peter.dettman at iinet.net.au.


--- shadow/79714	2007-02-26 06:36:18.000000000 -0500
+++ shadow/79714.tmp.3856	2007-02-26 06:43:04.000000000 -0500
@@ -10,13 +10,12 @@
 Component: System
 AssignedTo: mono-bugs at ximian.com                            
 ReportedBy: turchi at ntsc.com               
 QAContact: mono-bugs at ximian.com
 TargetMilestone: ---
 Summary: SortedList "Contains" sometimes fails with "string" keys
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 Description of Problem:
@@ -61,6 +60,25 @@
 ------- Additional Comments From peter.dettman at iinet.net.au  2007-02-26 06:36 -------
 Created an attachment (id=18782)
 Simplified test case
+------- Additional Comments From peter.dettman at iinet.net.au  2007-02-26 06:43 -------
+I was able to whittle the test case down to a 3-way string comparison
+that gives inconsistent results (see above attachment 18782).
+Of course, fixing that may not fix the whole issue, but it would be a
+Some notes:
+- The original test case (attachment 17887) works fine for me if the
+SortedList is constructed with
+CaseInsensitiveComparer.DefaultInvariant as the IComparer, but the
+problems are there if Comparer.DefaultInvariant is used - I guess case
+sensitive comparison is the underlying problem.
+- This bug may be related to <a
+href="http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi?id=78748">Bug 78748</a>,
+which also was a collection problem caused by broken string comparisons.

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