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Created attachment 10038 [details]
A variable that has been assigned a null value seems to pass through certain lines of code unfettered yet other lines of code throw the correct NullObjRef exception. In this case, bad JSON serialization results in a null value for a variable. According to the screenshot, the null exception should have been thrown on line 77 and the 'continue' statement on line 83 should have caused the execution to move along.
I could probably put together a sample project if that would be helpful.
=== Xamarin Studio ===
Version 5.7.1 (build 17)
Installation UUID: bdf70f16-1419-4199-bea0-587898533ffe
Mono 3.12.0 ((detached/de2f33f)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Package version: 312000076
=== Xamarin.Android ===
Version: 126.96.36.199 (Enterprise Edition)
Android SDK: /Volumes/Documents/Rob/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-macosx
Supported Android versions:
2.1 (API level 7)
2.2 (API level 8)
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4.0.3 (API level 15)
4.1 (API level 16)
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4.3 (API level 18)
4.4 (API level 19)
5.0 (API level 21)
Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.6.0_65"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_65-b14-466.1-11M4716)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.65-b04-466.1, mixed mode)
=== Apple Developer Tools ===
Xcode 6.1.1 (6611)
=== Xamarin.iOS ===
Version: 188.8.131.52 (Enterprise Edition)
Build date: 2015-02-11 04:37:05-0500
=== Xamarin.Mac ===
Version: 184.108.40.206 (Enterprise Edition)
=== Build Information ===
Release ID: 507010017
Git revision: 0bc7d3550b6b088ac25b08dcf7bbe73bcc8658b3
Build date: 2015-02-03 19:43:29-05
Xamarin addins: f7b7d34419c9ec24501bfa7c658e80a6305613e0
=== Operating System ===
Mac OS X 10.10.2
Darwin Robs-iMac-2.local 14.1.0 Darwin Kernel Version 14.1.0
Mon Dec 22 23:10:38 PST 2014
It could be many things:
1. a threading issue (`s` was not null earlier);
2. an extension method (which can accept a null `this` argument). It's not the case here as it's a property (and there's no extension properties, still it's a surprising debugging experience when it happens ;-)
3. the debugger being out-of-sync (and not showing you the right value).
Hard to say... a test case is needed.
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