[Mono-bugs] [Bug 80263][Nor] Changed - Invalid string array encoding in Reflection.Emit

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Changed by miguel at ximian.com.


--- shadow/80263	2006-12-29 20:53:55.000000000 -0500
+++ shadow/80263.tmp.31126	2007-01-04 15:50:19.000000000 -0500
@@ -11,13 +11,13 @@
 AssignedTo: lupus at ximian.com                            
 ReportedBy: dmitchell at logos.com               
 QAContact: mono-bugs at ximian.com
 TargetMilestone: ---
-Summary: Getting custom attributes when one attribute was initialized with a params array that includes a string array crashes the runtime
+Summary: Invalid string array encoding in Reflection.Emit
 Please fill in this template when reporting a bug, unless you know what 
 you are doing.
 Description of Problem:
 Under certain circumstances, calling MethodInfo.GetCustomAttributes() can 
 crash the runtime
@@ -135,6 +135,31 @@
 appropriate permissions would test my fix (the code in the initial example should compile 
 and run correctly after applying the patch) and enter it into the repository.
 ------- Additional Comments From robertj at gmx.net  2006-12-17 14:14 -------
 --> runtime
+------- Additional Comments From miguel at ximian.com  2007-01-04 15:50 -------
+The bug is indeed in our runtime.
+The above program when compiled with CSC works on Mono.
+The above program when compiled with MCS in .NET works on Mono/.NET
+The above program when compiled with MCS on Mono fails on Mono/.NET
+The .NET output is:
+Unhandled Exception: System.Reflection.CustomAttributeFormatException:
+Binary format of the specified custom attribute was invalid.
+   at System.Reflection.CustomAttribute.CreateCAObject(Int32& propNum,
+Assembly& assembly)
+   at System.Reflection.CustomAttribute.GetObject()
+   at
+caItem, Type caType)
+   at System.Reflection.CustomAttribute.GetCustomAttributes(MemberInfo
+member, Type caType, Boolean inherit)
+   at System.Reflection.RuntimeMethodInfo.GetCustomAttributes(Boolean
+   at MonoBug.Program.Main(String[] args)

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