[Mono-dev] Quick questions/thoughts combined

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Mon Aug 15 19:22:35 EDT 2005


> I have a feeling I should send this in separate posts, but they are all
> quick..  New to the .Net to Mono migration so please humor any dumb
> newbie stuff..
> a) I've correctly or incorrectly reported a bug regarding the path and
> user controls with Server.Transfer.
> http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi?id=75550
> Point me in the right direction and I'll see if I can create a patch

We are revamping all of that code;  If you could create a test case for
the problem, we can sure this is fixed.

> b) Looking for a good/easy to install Forum software (that will work
> under Mono)  This is the best candidate I've found so far
> (http://www.yetanotherforum.net/) Progress or lack thereof can be seen
> here (http://www.themp3pool.com/forum/)

Seen the mono live cd?  it comes with some ports ready.

> System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.DllNotFoundException: Kernel32.dll
> in (wrapper managed-to-native) yaf.classes.HiPerfTimer:QueryPerformanceFrequency (long&)
> in <0x00036> yaf.classes.HiPerfTimer:.ctor (Boolean bStart)
> I think I remember seeing something in the dev list about QueryPerformanceFrequency.. Is this a matter of recompiling yaf.dll under mono or removing the offending code?

yeah;  kernel32 is not available on linux.

> c) Cookieless session tracking implementation between MS .Net and Mono is different... (Not throughly tested.. please excuse any inaccuracies)
> 	a. The URL is being rewritten, but so are all other links and paths to images...  The correct method should only rewrite the href inside the <a> tag. (With a caveat*)
> 	Additionally, it didn't actually seem to be tracking the session, but just rewriting the URL with each POST/GET. Is this known.. Once again I'm interested in seeing if I can submit a patch. (Where should I look.)
> 	The caveat to this is that under MS .Net I have found that sometimes the href is NOT* rewritten.  (bug or data control issue I'm not sure and I'd have to try to procure the code.)  At this point just an observation.
> 	Lastly, the current implementation causes serious havoc on reverse proxies and Mono.. (Each page and all the images on the page appear to be loading/compiling again for the first time. Also messing with output caching ect..)

I have CCed jackson;   we will look at this in our new revamp

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