[Mono-dev] Cecil and debug info

Russell Morris russell at russellsprojects.com
Mon May 15 02:10:41 EDT 2006

Hello all,

I'm currently writing gendarme rules, which uses Cecil under-the-hood to 
parse assemblies.  Currently, it does not appear that Cecil is capable 
of loading debug information for assemblies.  This results in gendarme 
rules only being able to report errors at IL instruction offsets, as 
opposed to being able to report source file name and line number.

Are there any plans for modifying Cecil to be able to load the debug 
info files (mdb) generated by mcs so that this information could be 


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