[Mono-dev] HttpContext.Current.Handler wrong?

Gonzalo Paniagua Javier gonzalo at ximian.com
Fri Nov 4 13:18:08 EST 2005

On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 15:25 +0100, Matthijs Wensveen wrote:
> Hello,
> I have just installed mono 1.1.9 and I'm trying to get a web 
> appplication to work that uses Context.Handler inside a 
> System.Web.UI.Page (System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Handler is the 
> same?). When I transfer control over to another page with 
> Server.Transfer("page2.aspx") the Context.Handler should remain the same 
> as the calling page (i.e. "page1_aspx").
> On Microsoft's ASP.Net, this works alright, and I can read values from 
> the calling page. On Mono however, this does not work as the handler is 
> set to the called page ("page2_aspx").
> I'm not 100% sure about the specified behaviour, but I do know that it 
> worked the same way as M$ ASP.Net in mono 1.0.9.
> Is this a bug?

The 1.1.9 release had a number of bugs in ASP.NET, as there was a major
rewrite in System.Web.

As of now, all the reported bugs but one (unrelated to the rewrite) are
fixed. You can get the latest System.Web.dll from

gunzip it and run 'gacutil -i System.Web.dll'


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