[Mono-dev] [Ximian-mono-list] Generics Sharing in the Debugger: Request for breaking the code freeze

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Sat Jul 19 12:50:58 EDT 2008


> The question here is not about long term but only about 2.0.  We want
> to support full generic sharing debugging with 2.1, but for 2.0 this
> is not an option anymore.  So, to recap, from my point of view we have
> two sane options for 2.0:
> 1. Leave generic sharing turned on by default, but turn it off if
> running with --debug.  Debugging will work, but attaching to a process
> that runs without --debug will fail and the debugger should tell the
> user that the process should be run with --debug.
> 2. Turn off generic sharing by default.  The debugger should still be
> able to tell if a process runs with generic sharing enabled, though,
> and report that.
> I'd prefer 1.

This is fine;   We should document this on the man page.

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