Bug 11819 - TlsException cannot be caught since it is internal
Summary: TlsException cannot be caught since it is internal
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: Mono.Security ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Martin Baulig
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-04-17 02:56 UTC by Peter Hultqvist
Modified: 2017-04-04 13:26 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

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Description Peter Hultqvist 2013-04-17 02:56:45 UTC
I can't catch a Mono.Security.Tls.TlsException because the entire class is internal.
The class inherits directly from Exception so there is no other specific exception to catch other than catch all of them.

This is tested in the current Xamarin.Android Stable release.

My motivation is that I want to catch only connection related exceptions.
Comment 1 Lewis Westbury 2015-07-03 06:44:16 UTC
I came across this during testing and agree it would be helpful to be able to examine the TlsExceptions that I'm receiving. This is also tested in current Xamarin.Android. Is there a reason not to make the exception class public?