[Mono-list] Bug in Mono's String.CompareOrdinal

Gonzalo Paniagua Javier gonzalo@ximian.com
12 Jan 2003 13:06:39 +0100

El dom, 12-01-2003 a las 00:36, Rhys Weatherley escribió:
> Came across this one while trying to figure out why pnet-compiled switch 
> statements using strings didn't work with mono's runtime.  It is related to 
> some Qt# interoperability issues.
> The following program gives -1 under Mono, even though 'a' is greater than 'A' 
> from an ordinal point of view (0x0061 > 0x0041).  Pnet gives 1, and MS gives 
> 32 (any positive value is acceptable as an answer).
> The reason why this breaks interoperability is because pnet uses 
> "String.CompareOrdinal" to build a binary search tree for switch statements 
> that use string arguments rather than use cascading ifs on intern'ed strings 
> like csc and mcs.


Patrik fixed it a few hours ago.