Bug 47 - Unhandled exceptions are not caught by MonoDevelop
Summary: Unhandled exceptions are not caught by MonoDevelop
Status: RESOLVED NOT_ON_ROADMAP
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Debugger ()
Version: 2.4
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lluis Sanchez
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Reported: 2011-07-22 13:47 UTC by Miguel de Icaza [MSFT]
Modified: 2011-11-15 11:51 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2011-07-22 13:47:47 UTC
This is something that we need to add to MonoDevelop 2.4 for our MonoTouch users.

Currently, when an unhandled exception is being raised, MonoDevelop does nothing with it, and instead just lets the application die.

In MonoTouch this can be replicated by creating a NullReferenceException inside a piece of code, this will end up dumping on the application output window the stack trace, but we never get an exception shown on the IDE stopping the application at the place where the crash took place, allowing us to explore the variables.

While we wait on the updated MonoTouch runtime that can run MonoDevelop/master, we should make sure this is fixed on 2.4
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2011-08-02 05:46:15 UTC
lluis: can you backport the 2.6 fix for this ?
Comment 2 Lluis Sanchez 2011-08-16 07:11:10 UTC
Is it worth backporting this now that we are about to release 2.6?
Comment 3 Jeffrey Stedfast 2011-09-27 11:43:03 UTC
is this needed anymore?
Comment 4 Alan McGovern 2011-11-14 16:21:52 UTC
If i understand correctly MD isn't breaking on unhandled exceptions being throw. Has this been fixed?
Comment 5 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2011-11-15 11:51:43 UTC
We aren't doing any more 2.4.x releases.