Bug 8514 - Expression Evaluator cannot evaluate const
Summary: Expression Evaluator cannot evaluate const
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Debugger ()
Version: 4.2.x
Hardware: PC Windows
: Low enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: dean.ellis
URL:
Depends on: 11909
Blocks:
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Reported: 2012-11-19 17:07 UTC by Yvan Rodrigues
Modified: 2017-07-04 06:13 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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


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2012-11-19 17:07 UTC, Yvan Rodrigues
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Description Yvan Rodrigues 2012-11-19 17:07:59 UTC
Created attachment 2972 [details]
Screenshot

As seen in the screenshot, EE is unable to evaluate local r or expression r * c.
Yet (see Watch) it is able to evaluate dLon.
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-11-19 17:14:56 UTC
It's a constant, therefore it's source level only and needs a full source parse.
Comment 2 Vinicius Jarina 2013-07-08 16:36:46 UTC
This is debugger issue, is happening for VS and XS http://screencast.com/t/uK0FCSN3
Comment 3 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2013-07-08 18:52:16 UTC
The tooltip doesn't depend on Mono.Debugging, FWIW. That works fine in XS, so it'll need to be fixed on the VS side.
Comment 4 Prashant [MSFT] 2017-07-04 06:13:28 UTC
I have noticed this still happens on VS for Mac 15.2 release.

# Steps to reproduce

1. Create an Android project
2. Initialise a const double value in a method
3. Add the constant to Watch window

# Actual result

Watch window shows the constant value as `Unknow Identifier`

# Expected result

Watch window should shows the constant value

# Version information

Visual Studio Community 2017 for Mac
Version 7.0.1 (build 24)
Installation UUID: cbe44f28-b7cf-4fec-aed3-4f13bc08336d
Runtime:
	Mono 5.0.1.1 (2017-02/5077205) (64-bit)
	GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)

	Package version: 500010001

NuGet
Version: 4.0.0.2323

.NET Core
Runtime: /usr/local/share/dotnet/dotnet
SDK: /usr/local/share/dotnet/sdk/1.0.3/Sdks
MSBuild SDKs: /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/5.0.1/lib/mono/msbuild/15.0/bin/Sdks

Xamarin.Profiler
Version: 1.5.4
Location: /Applications/Xamarin Profiler.app/Contents/MacOS/Xamarin Profiler

Xamarin.Android
Version: 7.3.1.2 (Visual Studio Community)
Android SDK: /Users/prashantvc/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-macosx
	Supported Android versions:
		6.0 (API level 23)
		7.0 (API level 24)
		7.1 (API level 25)

SDK Tools Version: 26.0.2
SDK Platform Tools Version: 26.0.0
SDK Build Tools Version: 26.0.0

Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.8.0_101"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_101-b13)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.101-b13, mixed mode)

Android Designer EPL code available here:
https://github.com/xamarin/AndroidDesigner.EPL

Xamarin Inspector
Version: 1.2.2
Hash: b71b035
Branch: d15-1
Build date: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:57:12 GMT

Apple Developer Tools
Xcode 8.3.3 (12175.1)
Build 8E3004b

Xamarin.Mac
Version: 3.4.0.36 (Visual Studio Community)

Xamarin.iOS
Version: 10.10.0.36 (Visual Studio Community)
Hash: d2270eec
Branch: d15-2
Build date: 2017-05-22 16:30:53-0400

Build Information
Release ID: 700010024
Git revision: 7ab1ca2ced6f584e56b7a0d4d321d00775cd95c9
Build date: 2017-05-19 05:44:51-04
Xamarin addins: 08d17158f3365beee5e60f67999e607cce4b3f93
Build lane: monodevelop-lion-d15-2

Operating System
Mac OS X 10.12.5
Darwin 16.6.0 Darwin Kernel Version 16.6.0
    Fri Apr 14 16:21:16 PDT 2017
    root:xnu-3789.60.24~6/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64

Enabled user installed addins
MFractor 3.00.05
AddinMaker 1.3.7
Manifest.addin 0.0.0.0