[Mono-dev] [Bug 575813] FileStream doesn't handle errors on Close (disk full, generic error, etc.)

Alex Shulgin alexander.shulgin at yessoftware.com
Mon Feb 8 08:07:14 EST 2010

Miguel de Icaza wrote:
>>> I've filed a somewhat nasty bug a few days back (you may lose your data 
>>> if you trigger it): https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=575813
>>> I'd really appreciate if someone could take a look at this.
>> BUMP!  Doesn't anyone think it's a critical bug?
> The fix is trivial, the side effects are far reaching and any fix will
> require a careful review of those side effects.
> I would not expect a resolution any time soon.

Yep, pretty reasonable.  I'm not seriously bitten by this, though I'd 
wish this didn't occur in the first place. :)

BTW, couldn't this type of programming errors be caught by lint-like 
tools for static code analysis?  Is any of them used regularly over the 
mono codebase?


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