[Mono-dev] Patch to add missing v2 System.Exception constructors, and HResult consistency

Andy Hume andyhume32 at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jan 10 17:07:30 EST 2007

Woops, if the patch is possibly useable I should attach it!  This time.

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> Subject: [Mono-dev] Patch to add missing v2 System.Exception 
> constructors,and HResult consistency
> A project of mine uses #ctor(String,Exception) on 
> ObjectDisposedException, so I looked at adding that, and any 
> other similar constructors missing as per the class status report.
> I also spotted inconsistent setting of HResult, and fixed 
> those too.  For instance, ArgumentNullException sets HResult 
> only in three out of the four constuctors; not setting it in 
> the v2 (String,Exception) one -- and correctly not in the 
> Serialization constructor.
> So, I fixed the remaining missing (String,Exception) 
> constructors in corlib (2 of), and fixed the Hresult setting 
> in all exceptions there (4 of).
> The remaining Exception constructor omission listed was 
> InvalidCastException.ctor(System.String, System.Int32).  MSDN says:
> "This constructor supplies an HRESULT value that is 
> accessible to inheritors of the InvalidCastException class, 
> via the protected HResult property of the Exception class."
> I added that method too, setting the HResult property from 
> the Int32 argument.
> I attach a patch for all that.  A caveat though, as I expect 
> setting up the build environment may take me some time on my 
> Windows box, I added all the corlib files into a Visual 
> Studio project and compiled it there...  So no further 
> testing could be  done...  Don't know whether that's of any 
> use, or just trouble. :-,(
> Andy
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