[Mono-devel-list] Signal handlers problem on os x
joe at otee.dk
Sun May 8 11:48:40 EDT 2005
I just filed: http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi?id=74869
I'd like to hear if anyone is going to work on this during the next month or
When a null exception is thrown in mono on os x, it will invoke the
This is a known bug in os x, where the crashreporter is invoked although
there is a null
exception signal handler. I filed a bug on this with Apple but they refuse
to fix the issue.
The crashreporter will write the crashlog. In the case of a GUI application
it will also popup the
In a GUI application this makes people think the application crashed while
it actually is still
running because mono catched the null exception.
So for gui applications this is a real issue.
One way to solve this is to use mach-o exception handlers instead of
I asked Timothy J. Wood if this will make the crashreporter not popup. And
he confirmed that it will not pop it up and not write a crashlog.
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