[Mono-dev] A bug in the latest svn mcs?

Rolf Bjarne Kvinge rolflists at ya.com
Thu Oct 12 04:11:05 EDT 2006


This was fixed yesterday, if you update your working copy now it should  


On Thu, 12 Oct 2006 10:03:09 +0200, Marek Habersack <grendel at caudium.net>  

> Hello,
>   Sometime after yesterday's commits I started to get this error while
> compiling mono:
> make[8]: Entering directory `/usr/src/tmp/mono/mcs/class/corlib'
> mcs /codepage:65001 -nowarn:169,612,618,649 -d:INSIDE_CORLIB
> -d:NET_1_1 -d:ONLY_1_1 -d:BOOTSTRAP_WITH_OLDLIB -debug /noconfig
> -unsafe -nostdlib -resource:resources/collation.core.bin
> -resource:resources/collation.tailoring.bin
> -resource:resources/collation.cjkCHS.bin
> -resource:resources/collation.cjkCHT.bin
> -resource:resources/collation.cjkJA.bin
> -resource:resources/collation.cjkKO.bin
> -resource:resources/collation.cjkKOlv2.bin -target:library
> -out:mscorlib.dll  @corlib.dll.sources
> System.Security.Principal/WindowsIdentity.cs(281,4): error CS1502: The
> best overloaded method match for
> `System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo.AddValue(string,
> ulong)' has some invalid arguments
> System.Security.Principal/WindowsIdentity.cs(281,4): error CS1503:
> Argument 2: Cannot convert from `System.IntPtr' to `ulong' Compilation
> failed: 2 error(s), 0 warnings
> The offending line is adding a token (an IntPtr) to a SerializationInfo
> collection. Since neither SerializationInfo nor IntPtr source code were
> touched for quite some time, I suspect it must be something in the
> compiler. The offending line is:
>   info.AddValue ("m_userToken", _token);
> Casting _token to long "fixes" the compilation, but I doubt it's the
> correct "solution" to this problem as IntPtr has a long conversion
> operator defined - the compiler should have used it implicitly.
> best regards,
> marek

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