[Mono-dev] WCF work has been stopped due to some reflection regression

Atsushi Eno atsushieno at veritas-vos-liberabit.com
Thu Mar 24 05:20:19 EDT 2011

I have almost explained in the subject, but any WCF effort has been
stopped for weeks due to repeating regressions in base stack.
Current one is related to some assembly loader issue I reported to the
team earlier on 18th.
So please don't expect any bugfixes until it gets fixed.

Atsushi Eno

> Guys,

> After having Gonzalo's threadpool fix, Windows build is *still* broken

> regarding

> NUnit tests. It is rather new regression happened on Mar. 10th or 11th.

> The error is like:

> 170)

> MonoTests.System.ServiceModel.ServiceHostTest.InstanceWithSingletonMode

> : System.MissingMethodException : Method not found:

> 'System.Configuration.IConfigurationSectionHandler.Create'.

> (Gonzalo guessed it is because it somehow loads 2.0 library instead of 4.0.)

> It is not only about WCF. I found the same error at System.Transaction:

> http://build.mono-project.com/ViewWorkTable.aspx?lane_id=40&host_id=8&command_id=409

> System.ServiceModel had been broken too long so I couldn't narrow down

> the regression point, but from System.Transaction this happened between

> 5167cc3d and 25e2b767.

> I don't want to spend my whole hacking days again. This sort of regressions

> always caused significant delay on WCF work. Someone else, not always

> me, should cost binary searching this sort of Windows build regression every

> time.

> Atsushi Eno

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