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

Matthijs Wensveen m.wensveen at func.nl
Mon Nov 7 03:09:23 EST 2005

Gonzalo Paniagua Javier wrote:

>On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 15:25 +0100, Matthijs Wensveen wrote:
>>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'
Thanks! I've worked around the problem for now using the Context.Items 
collection to pass around variables. I'll install the dll and check it out.


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