[Mono-list] ASP.NET on Mac OS X
Sat, 07 Feb 2004 22:25:46 -0800
I'll do some research on these problems and try to get access to a Mac
next week so I can debug these issues. Would you mind filing a bug
report at bugzilla.ximian.com
Thanks for your help,
On Sat, 2004-02-07 at 18:47, Jonathan LaCour wrote:
> I did some digging in the class libraries a bit to determine exactly
> where this problem is occurring. The issue is indeed the way that Mac
> OS X's HFS+ filesystem handles case sensitivity. In HFS+, case is
> stored, but is not exactly observed. So, if I create a file on my
> filesystem called "Web.config", when I `ls`, it will show up as
> "Web.config". But, if I vi the lowercase version ("web.config"), it
> will open the original file. Hence, case is stored, but the filesystem
> is not truly case sensitive.
> The problem in Mono occurs in the GetConfigFromFileName(...) on line
> 136 of WebConfigurationSettings.cs. This method checks to see if
> "web.config" exists, and then checks to see if "Web.config" exists. If
> both exist, it throws an exception, which kills any ASPX in its tracks.
> On my Mac OS X machine, only one web.config file exists, but it can be
> reached with either name because of the aforementioned case sensitivity
> The check that is performed in the code looks at DirectorySeparatorChar
> to determine if you are on a UNIX machine, and then assumes case
> sensitivity. The check probably needs to be changed to exclude Mac OS
> X from the generated exception.
> Let me know how I can help. I would like to get the problem fixed so
> that I can develop ASP.NET applications on my Powerbook.
> - Jon
> On Feb 7, 2004, at 3:19 PM, Jackson Harper wrote:
> > Can you make sure you dont have a web.config and Web.config in your
> > applications directory?
> > Jackson
> > On Sat, 2004-02-07 at 12:11, Jonathan LaCour wrote:
> >> I cannot seem to get ASP.NET working on Mac OS X 10.3. I have
> >> compiled
> >> mono 0.30 successfully with garbage collection, and have also
> >> installed
> >> xsp 0.9. When I run even the simplest ASP.NET application through xsp
> >> with mint (generally get a bus error with the JIT), I get the
> >> following
> >> error:
> >> System.Configuration.ConfigurationException: Both web.config
> >> and Web.config exist for /()
> >> I believe that this is related to the fact that the Mac OS X
> >> filesystem
> >> isn't truly case sensitive iirc. It stores case, but doesn't appear
> >> to
> >> use it.
> >> Is this a bug in mono, xsp, or am I just plain doing something wrong?
> >> If its a bug, please feel free to direct me on how to fix it myself.
> >> I
> >> would be more than happy to contribute.
> >> Thanks in advance!
> >> - Jonathan
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