[Mono-dev] Possible bug in encoding at Solaris and PowerPC

pablosantosluac pablosantosluac at terra.es
Wed Aug 29 12:40:49 EDT 2007


I've found a problem with our server running on MacOSX (PPC) and Solaris 
SPARC. I'm reading a field in a table from a Firebird database. The field is 

In Windows (.NET and Mono) and Linux (Mono) when you read the field using 
firebirdDotNet provider you get a Char as a result. In Solaris SPARC and 
MacOS X you get a string with two blanks at the end.

I reported it to the firebirdDotNet list but they told me it must be a Mono 
problem because it runs on Linux and Windows.

I can file a testcase but you'd probably have to look into the firebird 

At the moment I've just made a workaround but it doesn't look like a good 


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