[Mono-devel-list] Weird warnings using mcs svn on Windows

Gert Driesen gert.driesen at telenet.be
Mon Apr 11 04:55:36 EDT 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marek Safar" <marek.safar at seznam.cz>
To: "Gert Driesen" <gert.driesen at telenet.be>
Cc: <mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com>
Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 10:34 AM
Subject: Re: [Mono-devel-list] Weird warnings using mcs svn on Windows

> Hello Gert,
> >As of recently, I get the following warning (numerous times) when using
> >svn to compile even the simplest app on Windows:
> >
> >warning CS8028: The method 'System.Object.Finalize()' is marked
> >but
> >doesn't appear to override any virtual or abstract method: it may be
> >dur
> >ing overload resolution
> >C:\cygwin\usr\local\lib\mono\1.0\mscorlib.dll: 'System.Object.Finalize'
> >(name of
> > symbol related to previous warning
> >
> >Any idea what might be causing this ?
> >
> >
> It is caused by one of  last Hari commit. I will look at this,
> unfortunately I have not had time so far.
> But even if you are using mcs on windows you should use Mono runtime
> because mcs functionality with Microsoft runtime is limited.

I am using the Mono runtime, that's what makes this warning so weird.

I have no problems using gmcs svn on Windows, and no problems using mcs or
gmcs (both built from svn) on linux.


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