[Mono-list] Problem with Mono on Arm target

Cliff Brake cliff.brake at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 10:41:10 EDT 2007

On 8/15/07, Spencer, Matthew <MSpencer at ndsuk.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I have just completed cross compiling mono-1.2.4 for an Arm target (using
> the montavist pro 4 corss compilation toolkit that came with the development
> platform).  I had to do a number of hacky things to the configure script to
> make it work including '--with-gc=none' (I will try and sort this problem
> out later).  It all compiles now fine, but I have a problem when executing a
> simple test case that should output the current time.
> Unhandled Exception: System.TypeInitializationException: An
> exception was thrown by the type initializer for System.TimeZone --->
> System.ExecutionEngineException: SIGILL
>   at System.Collections.Hashtable..ctor (Int32 capacity,
> Single loadFactor, IHashCodeProvider hcp, IComparer comparer) [0x00000]
>   at System.Collections.Hashtable..ctor (Int32 capacity,
> Single loadFactor) [0x00000]
>   at System.Collections.Hashtable..ctor (Int32 capacity)
> [0x00000]
>   at System.CurrentSystemTimeZone..ctor (Int64 lnow)
> [0x00000]
>   at System.TimeZone..cctor () [0x00000] --- End of inner exception stack
> trace ---
>   at <0x00000> <unknown method>
>   at System.DateTime.get_Now () [0x00020] in
> /nethome/mspencer/projects/davinci/code/mono-native/mono-1.2.4/mcs/class/corlib/System/DateTime.cs:441
>   at test.Main (System.String[] args) [0x00000]
> My initial thought is that there is a problem with static initialization,
> can anyone shed some light on this problem?

Hello Matthew,

I am running into similar problems, but have not had time to debug yet.



Cliff Brake

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