Bug 30085 - Type.GetType(typeName) crash when typeName is generic type with invalid argument type
Summary: Type.GetType(typeName) crash when typeName is generic type with invalid argum...
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: Reflection ()
Version: 4.0.0
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-05-14 12:59 UTC by vitalius.marcinkevicius
Modified: 2015-05-29 12:22 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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

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Description vitalius.marcinkevicius 2015-05-14 12:59:18 UTC
class Program
    static void Main()
        System.Console.WriteLine("Ok: " + System.Type.GetType("System.Nullable`1[[System.Int32, mscorlib]]"));
        System.Console.WriteLine("Expecting null: " + System.Type.GetType("System.Nullable`1[[System.Int32, mscorlibBAD]]"));

There is output:

sh-4.3# mono main.exe                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Ok: System.Nullable`1[System.Int32]                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
  at <unknown> <0xffffffff>                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
  at (wrapper managed-to-native) System.Type.internal_from_name (string,bool,bool) <0xffffffff>                                                                                                                                                         
  at System.Type.GetType (string) <0x0001b>                                                                                                                                                                                                             
  at Program.Main () <0x0003f>                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
  at (wrapper runtime-invoke) object.runtime_invoke_void (object,intptr,intptr,intptr) <0xffffffff>                                                                                                                                                     
Native stacktrace:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
        mono() [0x5148d6]                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
        mono() [0x57a773]                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
        mono() [0x48ed40]                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
        /lib64/libpthread.so.0(+0x100d0) [0x7fc5ae56a0d0]                                                                                                                                                                                               
        mono() [0x627fe8]                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
        mono() [0x627baf]                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
        mono() [0x627e43]                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
        mono() [0x5adc48]                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Debug info from gdb:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Got a SIGSEGV while executing native code. This usually indicates                                                                                                                                                                                       
a fatal error in the mono runtime or one of the native libraries                                                                                                                                                                                        
used by your application.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Aborted (core dumped)
Comment 1 Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2015-05-28 17:04:05 UTC
Pull request with discussion:


similar issue:

Comment 2 Rodrigo Kumpera 2015-05-29 12:22:36 UTC
Fixed in master.