Bug 25642 - Invalid format specifier in a sketch causes sketch environment to crash
Summary: Invalid format specifier in a sketch causes sketch environment to crash
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Sketches ()
Version: 5.7
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: --- normal
Target Milestone: 5.9
Assignee: Sketches Dev List
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-12-29 14:57 UTC by scott
Modified: 2015-03-02 12:59 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

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Description scott 2014-12-29 14:57:04 UTC
Using an invalid format specifier in a binding causes a crash.


Try as follows - should be {0:D} of course, but using the wrong syntax causes the sketch environment to crash. This is understandable, but correcting the error in code doesn't cause the sketch environment to restart.  You have to close the sketch and reopen it.
            dateLabel.SetBinding(Label.TextProperty,new Binding("Item2",BindingMode.OneWay, null, null, "{0D}"));
Comment 1 Sandy Armstrong [MSFT] 2015-02-25 12:31:50 UTC
Fixing the crash may not be possible safely, but our next release will ensure that agent apps restart as necessary. Thanks for catching this!
Comment 2 Sandy Armstrong [MSFT] 2015-02-27 11:40:09 UTC
Fixed in XS 5.8.
Comment 3 Sandy Armstrong [MSFT] 2015-03-02 11:59:33 UTC
Fixed in 5.9, rather.