[Mono-devel-list] [GENERICS] MonoGenericClass.GetParentType()

Martin Baulig martin at ximian.com
Wed Jun 15 11:03:22 EDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 20:46 +0200, Michal Moskal wrote:

> I've run into strange SEGV in MonoGenericClass.initialize(). After a few
> hours of debugging I have found that GetParentType() sometimes returns
> MonoType and not MonoGenericType as it is supposed to.
> The MonoType is taken from domain->type_hash in mono_type_get_object,
> maybe this is the source of the problem?
> MonoGenericClass is constructed from a TypeBuilder, while its parent is
> loaded from external library.


do you have a test case for this ?

> Or maybe this is just normal, and my solution (to make GetParentType
> return System.Type and use "as MonoGenericClass") is right?

GetParentType() is supposed to return a MonoGenericClass, not a
MonoType; we have to ensure this in unmanaged land.  I'm about to commit
a patch to icall.c - maybe this'll fix your problem.  If not, please
send me a small test case so I can have a look at this.


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