Bug 1030 - Run Unit Test does not handle stack overflows in tests
Summary: Run Unit Test does not handle stack overflows in tests
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: JIT ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Reported: 2011-09-24 09:21 UTC by Alan McGovern
Modified: 2014-01-12 01:30 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Alan McGovern 2011-09-24 09:21:09 UTC

    
Comment 1 Alan McGovern 2011-09-24 09:23:08 UTC
I accidentally ended up with a method like this in my code:

static public short ReadShort(Stream stream)
{
    return ReadShort(stream);
}

When i ran my unit tests they just exited with a strange 'unix pipe error' message when that code was executed which made it incredibly hard to figure out what had actually gone wrong in my code. If the app crashes with a stackoverflow when running a unit test, would it be possible to get better information?
Comment 2 Marek Safar 2011-11-15 14:52:54 UTC
Can you try to create simple repro project file
Comment 3 Rodrigo Kumpera 2014-01-12 01:30:26 UTC
We now ship OSX with stack overflow detection enabled.