AW: [Mono-list] Segmentation fault / StackOverflowException
15 Jul 2003 11:05:04 +1200
Well, Sun's Java Virtual Machine on Linux manages to detect stack
overflow and throw an exception so it must be possible.
On Mon, 2003-07-14 at 22:51, Dietmar Maurer wrote:
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: Michael Levy [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Gesendet: Freitag, 11. Juli 2003 22:29
> > An: email@example.com
> > Betreff: [Mono-list] Segmentation fault /
> > StackOverflowException not thrown
> > Hello,
> > I am fairly new to C# (and mono) but I think that I may
> > have found a potential bug. I have attached a short peice of
> > (silly) code which shows the problem. The code basically
> > causes a method (or property, depending on what you have
> > un-commented) to recursivly call itsel until it blows the
> > stack. I would expect that this sort of pathological
> > recursion should generate
> > a StackoverflowException when executed, but it simpley causes
> > a Segmentation fault. I have not been able to confirm this
> > behaviour on Windows. I am using the lates release of mono (0.25).
> The problem is that Unix has no real support to catch stack overflow, i.e.
> it is highly system specific. So we decided to do a Segmentation fault in
> that case.
> Anyways, it should be possible to detect simple cases at compile time - so
> the c# compiler could emit a warning in that case.
> - Dietmar
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