[Mono-dev] SPAM-LOW: Re: [Bug 484244] [Regression] nunit-console.exe requires /noshadow
atsushieno at veritas-vos-liberabit.com
Mon Mar 16 13:20:48 EDT 2009
Charlie Poole wrote:
> Hi Atsusi,
>>>> --- Comment #4 from Miguel de Icaza <miguel at novell.com>
>>>> 13:55:35 MST --- Notice that the NUnit shipped with Mono
>> is only for
>>>> Mono's internal consumption.
>>>> Are you using your own NUnit?
>>> Cross-posting this to the mailing list, as this is probably
>>> to everyone using NUnit on Mono.
>>> Is this really the official guideline? I always considered libraries
>> It is the official guideline. And your "assumption" is wrong.
>> Since no one has contributed patches to change nunit
>> situation, things are kept as it has been discussed before.
>> NUnit 2.4 from the official release does not work without
>> /noshadow on Mono *anyways*, and the version numbers differ
>> than recent NUnits. Hence, there is no such GAC problem that
>> you have mentioned.
> Even if that assumption is wrong, it seems to be pretty
> common based on questions I get - like "how can I replace
> nunit with a newer version" - and it even seems like a pretty
> reasonable assumption. If you don't intend it to be generally
> used, then why put it in the GAC?
Wasn't there some discussion that it requires GAC registration
to run nunit?
Also I don't find any connection between my points and your points
> Also, if something is wrong with NUnit for Mono use, it will
> never be fixed unless somebody pushes a bug upstream. The
> bug would need to be more than "we have to use /noshadow"
> of course - but you guys know how to write bugs.
However to my understanding it is not a bug in NUnit itself
but somewhere in the middle of the mono runtime. Sadly no one
(including myself) has dug in depth and the issue is left as is.
> In case anyone doesn't already know it, /noshadow solves
> a lot of problems simply because it avoids executing a very
> large part of the nunit code. It's like "fixing" your automobile
> starter by parking on a hill - or maybe fixing your brakes
> by running into a tree. :-)
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