[Mono-list] Building db4o from the src rpm

Rodrigo B. de Oliveira rodrigobamboo at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 07:44:52 EDT 2006

On 8/7/06, PFJ <paul at all-the-johnsons.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,


> I'm trying to compile db4o using mono-1.1.16-1 (supplied by Fedora Core)
> using the src rpm (I'm thinking of submitting it to Fedora Extras).
> When I come to compile it, I'm getting the following error
> ./src/core/src/core/com/db4o/YapField.cs(89,14): error CS0121: The call
> is ambiguous between the following methods or properties:
> `object.GetType()' and `com.db4o.reflect.ReflectField.GetType()'
> /usr/lib/mono/1.0/mscorlib.dll `object.GetType()', name of symbol
> related to previous error
> ./src/core/src/core/com/db4o/reflect/ReflectField.cs(35,33)::
> `com.db4o.reflect.ReflectField.GetType()', name of symbol related to
> previous error
> Where is the best place to report this error (not sure if it's here or
> to db4o themselves)

Both. On one hand you are experiencing a bug in mcs and on the other
hand db4o releases must be compatible with the latest mono releases.

> and is there something I can pass in to stop this
> error?

The good news is that I don't see this error with db4o svn and we are
about to release a new version this next week.

Best wishes,

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