[Mono-devel-list] Problem: CSC fails to compile corlib (bug?) or is it an MCS bug ?

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Tue Aug 10 03:20:10 EDT 2004


Actually the fixage that Marcus suggested was already applied to
cvs. At least I had been having no trouble on building corlib with csc.

Or is Jacek using other version of csc than MS.NET 1.1?

Atsushi Eno

Marcus wrote:
> mscorlib.dll is a special case. csc complains when you define and use a 
> security attribute in the same assembly. Try setting the environmental 
> variable __SECURITY_BOOTSTRAP_DB (to anything) and building.
> On Monday 09 August 2004 3:45 am, Jacek Blaszczynski wrote:
>>csc is unable to compile corlib under windows throwing the following error:
>>Assembly generation failed -- Common Language Runtime Internal error:
>>0x80131443 later complining about using security attributes defind in the
>>same assembly.
>>Obviously mcs compiles without any problems.
>>No problems with csc compiling other assemblies I have tested so far.
>>Q1: is the use of security attributes within corlib violating in any way
>>ECMA C# specs?
>>Q2: who is right prohibiting use of security attributes in defining
>>Q3: is it possible to compile corlib with csc - any workarounds ?
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