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When developing a soft keyboard, if Keyboard.CreateKeyFromXml is overriden, the app crashes with the message:
[libc] Fatal signal 6 (SIGABRT) at 0x00005660 (code=-6), thread 22112 (rinSoftKeyboard)
1. Override the method calling the base implementation:
protected override Key CreateKeyFromXml (Resources res, Row parent, int x, int y, XmlReader parser)
return base.CreateKeyFromXml (res, parent, x, y, parser);
A full project is available at https://bitbucket.org/lusovu/xamarinsoftkeyboard/
The method override is in the LatinKeyboard.cs file.
2. Compile and upload the keyboard to the device.
3. Tap on a edit text box and set the keyboard as the current IME. (The project includes a test activity making it easier to debug).
4. Keyboard crashes...
Fixed in monodroid/1c8cce1d.
*** Bug 30843 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Fixed in monodroid-5.1-series/58c4b158.
I am able to reproduce this issue with stable build of C5SR2 and I am also observe that this issue is working fine with C5SR3 build of XA 126.96.36.199 and XVS 3.11.774.
Hence closing this issue.