[Mono-dev] Using Mono.Security with .Net 1.1

Florin Daneliuc florin.daneliuc at iquestint.com
Wed Aug 26 04:13:23 EDT 2009

Yes, we use Mono agains MS.Net 1.1 (windows).

-----Original Message-----
From: Sebastien Pouliot [mailto:sebastien.pouliot at gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 9:04 PM
To: Florin Daneliuc
Cc: mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com
Subject: Re: [Mono-dev] Using Mono.Security with .Net 1.1

Hello Florin,

On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 17:37 +0300, Florin Daneliuc wrote: 
> Hello,
> I'm working on a older project which uses Mono.Security with .Net 1.1 
> for the SSL capabilities. The project is using an older version of the 
> library from around 2004-2006.

That's a wide range. A lot of work was done on this code during those years (but it's been mostly stable since then).

> Recently while creating some test we seen that starting from a test a 
> number of TLS connections (100-500) caused some of them (2-10
> connections) to get stuck in blocked state with no errors raise (the 
> cause was creating connection at intervals less then 20s).
> Taking the latest sources this problem was fixed, but another one 
> arouse, a System.ExecutionEngineException happens when trying to 
> simulate some data transfer. The stack trace of the exception is  
> System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.StackBuilderSink. The exact stack 
> trace is
>   mscorlib.dll!
> System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.StackBuilderSink.AsyncProcessMessage(System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.IMessage msg, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.IMessageSink replySink) + 0x1a6 bytes 
>   mscorlib.dll!
> System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.AgileAsyncWorkerItem.ThreadPoolCallBac
> k(System.Object o) + 0x3f bytes

Is that under Windows ? 

If so is it running under Mono or MS.NET ?

> The scenario is: TestService1 connects through ServiceA to 
> TestService2. The exact scope is to test the ServiceA under load.
> When I start TestService1 this sends data to TestService2 (through the 
> ServiceA proxy) which will send back some response data. After sending 
> some packages (1 to 30 packages) from TestService1 I get this 
> exception on the second service but only when I use the new 
> Mono.Security version, using the older version It works just fine.
> If I compile the whole stuff using .Net 2.0 everything seems to work 
> just fine. Is there a known issues compiling the Mono.Security library 
> under .Net 1.1?

No there is no, known 1.1 specific bug wrt Mono.Security.dll SSL/TLS.


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