[Mono-dev] Cecil cannot read corlib

Jb Evain jb at nurv.fr
Mon Jul 7 04:17:16 EDT 2008


On 7/7/08, Harald Krapfenbauer <krapfenbauer at ict.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
>  I made some progress with the debugger on a MIPS platform.
>  Unfortunately, I'm facing a problem with the Cecil library currently.
>  When it tries to read the symbols of the corlib
>  (Cecil.AssemblyFactory.GetAssembly()), the following error occurs:
>  Cannot load symbol file `/usr/lib/mono/1.0/mscorlib.dll': Invalid XML
>  string: PermissionSet
>  Afterwards, null is returned.
>  What does this error mean? Do you have any suggestions how to track this
>  error down? I'm working with MDB 0.60, which uses Cecil Where
>  can I get the source of this version of Cecil?

The SVN version of mdb uses the SVN version of Cecil, which is located
in mcs/class/Mono.Cecil

But somehow, I tend to doubt this is the cause of the error, as Cecil
on x86 perfectly reads and write the mscorlib.

Jb Evain  <jb at nurv.fr>

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