Bug 152 - TypeInitializationException using the Mono.Data.Sqlite in a Visual Studio C# (.net4) project
Summary: TypeInitializationException using the Mono.Data.Sqlite in a Visual Studio C# ...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: Mono.Data.Sqlite ()
Version: 2.10.x
Hardware: PC Windows
: Low normal
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-08-02 17:57 UTC by Kay Ackermann
Modified: 2015-05-18 05:47 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Tags: sqlite, .net 4, TypeInitializationException, SqliteConvert
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Kay Ackermann 2011-08-02 17:57:02 UTC
The following example throws an exception on Connection.Open()

namespace Monotest {
    class DB {
        SqliteConnection Connection;
        SqliteTransaction TransactionLock;
        public DB() {
            string connectionString = @"URI=file:test.db";
            Connection = new SqliteConnection(connectionString);

This only happens with the following constellation in the visual studio project:
used dll: Mono-2.10.2\lib\mono\4.0\Mono.Data.Sqlite.dll
used .net version: 4.0 (client and non-client version)

and it works if the project is using the following constellation:
used dll: Mono-2.10.2\lib\mono\2.0\Mono.Data.Sqlite.dll
used .net version: 3.5 (client and non-client version)

System.TypeInitializationException was unhandled
  Message=The type initializer for 'Mono.Data.Sqlite.SqliteConvert' threw an exception.
       at Mono.Data.Sqlite.SqliteConvert.Split(String source, Char separator)
       at Mono.Data.Sqlite.SqliteConnection.ParseConnectionString(String connectionString)
       at Mono.Data.Sqlite.SqliteConnection.Open()
       at Monotest.DB..ctor() in G:\Entwicklung und Programmierung (eigenes!)\Monotest\Monotest\DB.cs:line 14
       at Monotest.Program.Main(String[] args) in G:\Entwicklung und Programmierung (eigenes!)\Monotest\Monotest\Program.cs:line 9
       at System.AppDomain._nExecuteAssembly(RuntimeAssembly assembly, String[] args)
       at System.AppDomain.ExecuteAssembly(String assemblyFile, Evidence assemblySecurity, String[] args)
       at Microsoft.VisualStudio.HostingProcess.HostProc.RunUsersAssembly()
       at System.Threading.ThreadHelper.ThreadStart_Context(Object state)
       at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(ExecutionContext executionContext, ContextCallback callback, Object state, Boolean ignoreSyncCtx)
       at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(ExecutionContext executionContext, ContextCallback callback, Object state)
       at System.Threading.ThreadHelper.ThreadStart()
  InnerException: System.ArgumentException
       Message=Value does not fall within the expected range.
            at System.Runtime.CompilerServices.RuntimeHelpers.InitializeArray(Array array, RuntimeFieldHandle fldHandle)
            at Mono.Data.Sqlite.SqliteConvert..cctor()
Comment 1 Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2012-01-03 15:38:46 UTC
Please provide a self-contained test case that shows both scenarios.