Bug 24541 - Microsoft.VisualBasic.Collections can not be serialized
Summary: Microsoft.VisualBasic.Collections can not be serialized
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: VB Runtime ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT]
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-11-14 15:15 UTC by Ken Parker
Modified: 2014-11-14 15:15 UTC (History)
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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Ken Parker 2014-11-14 15:15:35 UTC
Serializing a collection does not work with the mono version of Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll because GetObjectData is not implimented.


You have to send "Keys", "KeysCount", "Values" and "CulturalInfo" in order for other .NET application to un-serialize the

            info.AddValue("Keys", keys,...) <--Array of Strings
            info.AddValue("KeysCount",keysCount, ...) <--Integer
            info.AddValue("Values", values, ...) <-- Array of Objects
            info.AddValue("CultureInfo", System.Globalization.CultureInfo.InvariantCulture)

As long as you understand what keys to use in info.AddValue(...), the rest should be trivial to implement.