AW: [Mono-list] Segmentation fault / StackOverflowException not thrown

Paolo Molaro
Wed, 16 Jul 2003 15:08:25 +0200

On 07/15/03 Simon Kitching wrote:
> The big benefit that *guaranteeing* a StackOverflowException is thrown
> instead of segmentation fault occurring is that it makes "plugins" safe.
> I'm not into C# in a big way yet, but this would definitely be a feature
> that I would look for (code cannot crash the application) before moving
> from java to C#.

The segmentation fault is a bug, as it has already been stated. You
should at least get a NullReference exception.


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