Bug 24547 - await within catch should fail, doesn't
Summary: await within catch should fail, doesn't
Status: RESOLVED FEATURE
Alias: None
Product: Compilers
Classification: Mono
Component: C# ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Marek Safar
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2014-11-14 21:10 UTC by Cody Beyer (MSFT)
Modified: 2014-11-18 07:41 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:


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TestCaseAndVersions (14.80 KB, application/zip)
2014-11-14 21:10 UTC, Cody Beyer (MSFT)
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Description Cody Beyer (MSFT) 2014-11-14 21:10:20 UTC
Created attachment 8750 [details]
TestCaseAndVersions

### Description 

In Visual Studio, either on a C# console project, or within a Xamarin project, if there is an await statement within a catch, compile will fail, as you can not have await within a catch block

On Xamarin Studio within Mac, you can compile the same project without issue. However the project will crash if it hits the code within the block

### Test Case

Attached

### Steps to Reproduce

1. Open test case using Xamarin Studio on Mac
2. Attempt to compile app
3. Notice app compiles

4. Open app in Visual Studio
5. Attempt to compile app
6. Notice app fails to compile

### Version Information

Attached
Comment 2 Marek Safar 2014-11-18 07:41:27 UTC
That's limitation of Microsoft C# compiler (new version fixes that)