Bug 2661 - UIApplication::BackgroundTaskInvalid is a NSString, UIApplication::BeginBackgroundTask returns an int
Summary: UIApplication::BackgroundTaskInvalid is a NSString, UIApplication::BeginBackg...
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.iOS.dll ()
Version: 5.0
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2011-12-27 23:43 UTC by Jackson Harper
Modified: 2012-01-02 19:16 UTC (History)
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Description Jackson Harper 2011-12-27 23:43:59 UTC
UIBackgroundTaskInvalid is defined in UIApplication.h as:

typedef NSUInteger UIBackgroundTaskIdentifier;
UIKIT_EXTERN const UIBackgroundTaskIdentifier UIBackgroundTaskInvalid  __OSX_AVAILABLE_STARTING(__MAC_NA,__IPHONE_4_0);


MonoTouches UIApplication.BeginBackgroundTask returns an int.

MonoTouch has a static define for UIApplication.BackgroundTaskInvalid, which I assume is supposed to correlate to UIBackgroundTaskInvalid, but it is an NSString instead of an NSUInteger or int.

Implementing a trivial backgrounding sample like this: 

http://respectthecode.co/2011/03/18/enabling-background-processes-on-ios-4-0/
Comment 1 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2012-01-02 19:16:09 UTC
Fixed (for 5.1.2 and 5.0.5).