[Mono-list] Debugging compiler error

Mike Cleaver mike at moga.to
Sun Apr 27 22:57:07 EDT 2008

Well as usual writing up my problem got me to think about it in a  
different way.  The stack trace I posted actually told me exactly what  
I needed to know and I managed to fix it within a couple of minutes.   
I had removed the default constructor from a property attribute.


On 28/04/2008, at 9:50 AM, Mike Cleaver wrote:

> I've been having some trouble recently with a compiler exception
> running gmcs via Nant for my project.
>       [csc] /Users/mikecleaver/Source/crabcat.framework/fastrecord/
> lists/sqllist.cs(140,33): warning CS0219: The variable `records' is
> assigned but its value is never used
>       [csc]
>       [csc] Unhandled Exception: Mono.CSharp.InternalErrorException:
> Overload verification expected failure
>       [csc]   at Mono.CSharp.MethodGroupExpr.OverloadResolve
> (Mono.CSharp.EmitContext ec, System.Collections.ArrayList& Arguments,
> Boolean may_fail, Location loc) [0x00000]
>       [csc]   at Mono.CSharp.Attribute.ResolveConstructor
> (Mono.CSharp.EmitContext ec) [0x00000]
>       [csc]   at Mono.CSharp.Attribute.Resolve () [0x00000]
>       [csc]   at Mono.CSharp.Attribute.Emit
> (System.Collections.Specialized.ListDictionary allEmitted) [0x00000]
>       [csc]   at Mono.CSharp.Attributes.Emit () [0x00000]
>       [csc]   at Mono.CSharp.PropertyBase.Emit () [0x00000]
>       [csc]   at Mono.CSharp.TypeContainer.EmitType () [0x00000]
>       [csc]   at Mono.CSharp.RootContext.EmitCode () [0x00000]
>       [csc]   at Mono.CSharp.Driver.MainDriver (System.String[] args)
> [0x00000]
>       [csc]   at Mono.CSharp.Driver.Main (System.String[] args)
> [0x00000]
> I'm running mono from the 1.9_5 osx package (downloading 1.9.1 to try
> it at the moment).  The file it is compiling is quite large and I've
> had trouble trying to figure out where it is failing (currently
> looking at the compiler source to try and figure it out).
> Is there some way to dump the command line that Nant is executing?
> And once i can do that, is there some way to get gmcs to give me a
> better idea of where in the source it is having trouble?
> Cheers for any advice, this has been killing my progress,
> - Mike
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