[mono-vb] VBNC Crash

Rolf Bjarne Kvinge rolflists at ya.com
Tue Oct 6 02:53:18 EDT 2009

> Hi, I have a really large ASP.Net Web application that i need to port
> into other platforms. The Web app that i'm trying to port is mainly
> in vb, and references a lot of custom dll's that have also been written in
> vb. I tried to build the application from bottom up, by creating a blank
> project that has nothing but a page with a label. Mono Migration Analyzer
> pointed a few issues with the dll's, which i could find a way around, or
> temporarily commented out. For testing purposes, i'm using XSP2 server.
The same
> set of dll's in a c#web project compiles and displays the page, whereas it
> fails to do so in a VB web Project. A lot of investigation with one of the
> showed me that Extension Methods was the issue with that particular
> dll. But in the VB compiler page in Mono site tells me that extension
methods do
> work.

Where exactly did you read this? Because it is not correct, extension
methods are not supported in VB yet. Everything in VB8 (which came with
VS2005) is supported, anything newer (VB9 / VS2008) is not.


> I would like to know why i get a vbnc crash inspite of the method being
> supported. Is it something im doing wrong??
> Btw im using Mono-
> Any help would be great.
> Thanks,
> Vijay.
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