[Mono-dev] System.Reflection and C# compiler differences between Mono and .NET.
jonpryor at vt.edu
Sat Jun 9 21:24:15 EDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-06-08 at 07:46 -0400, Jonathan Pryor wrote:
> Mono's (g)mcs produces different metadata for explicitly-implemented
> interface members than CSC does. Thus, a question:
> Should these differences be considered to be Mono bugs?
> 2. Generics: gmcs produces significantly different member names compared
> to CSC:
> gmcs: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable`1[[Foo, test, Version=0.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null]].GetEnumerator
> CSC: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerator<Foo>.Current
> As you can see, generic parameter handling is quite different --
> <Foo> vs. `1[[Foo, test, Version=0.0.0.0, Culture=neutral,
> PublicKeyToken=null]]. The same generic parameter handling difference
> exists for properties as well as methods.
Another interesting point is that Mono 126.96.36.199 (as supplied by openSUSE
10.2) follows the CSC behavior for generic methods/properties. So the
current Mono behavior is a somewhat recent change...
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