[Mono-devel-list] some mcs errors fixes

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Mon Oct 4 09:30:41 EDT 2004


> > I also have noticed some of the cs8*.cs tests seem to be either yield
> > tests that look incorrect and have equivalent working tests, or
> > generics tests that pass with gmcs, can someone in the know look at
> > them?
> CS8xxxx error numbers are MCS-internal (negative error numbers in the
> mcs source code).  We're sometimes using them where it'd either be hard
> to report a "real" error or where it's just not implemented yet.
> So in a perfect world, all these cs8*.cs should go away anyways and be
> replaced with real errors.

In very few cases, MCS is able to report better errors than Microsoft,
so we also have a few CS8* to cope with that: it is just a side effect
of how our compiler is written.

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