[Mono-bugs] [Bug 663259] Infinite loop when running gendarme on DotNetZip

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Mon Jan 10 08:05:38 EST 2011



--- Comment #2 from Sebastien Pouliot <spouliot at novell.com> 2011-01-10 13:05:38 UTC ---
so I had to sleep over it ;-)

As far as I can tell it's not a bug in the rule itself. The generated code
includes a lot of small while-loops in the catch handler. This makes the number
possible code paths *extremely* high (so it looks like an infinite loop).

Solutions, easy to hard, are:

a) stop analyzing after reaching more than X paths;

b) reduce the memory requirement of the code paths;

c) make the "code paths" more intelligent since the while-loop could be

The best solution would be all of them - but it will likely be only (a) for

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