Bug 11995 - Exception when registering generic types with objective-c
Summary: Exception when registering generic types with objective-c
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 6.3.x
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-04-26 14:32 UTC by Dave Weaver
Modified: 2013-04-26 18:00 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Dave Weaver 2013-04-26 14:32:39 UTC
The current beta channel (Version: throws exceptions when registering generic types with objective-c. Previous builds warned, but allowed it. The following is the exception:

[0]	{MonoTouch.MonoTouchException: The registrar found an invalid type `Markkup.Ios.Controls.Metro.Controllers.BasePivotBarController`1[[Markkup.Ios.Controls.Metro.Controls.PivotBar, Markkup.Ios.Controls, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null]]`. Registering generic types with ObjectiveC is not supported.}	MonoTouch.MonoTouchException
Comment 1 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2013-04-26 18:00:18 UTC
Add --registrar:olddynamic to the additional mtouch arguments in the project's iOS Build options page to return to the old behavior.

Since registering generic types with objective-c is not supported, we will not allow it by default starting with 6.3 (but it will be possible to return to the old behavior).