Bug 33235 - Service does not stop when ServiceBase.Stop() is called during ServiceBase.OnStart()
Summary: Service does not stop when ServiceBase.Stop() is called during ServiceBase.On...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: WCF assemblies ()
Version: 4.8.0 (C9)
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-08-19 15:22 UTC by Daniel Schultze
Modified: 2017-09-06 16:55 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

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Description Daniel Schultze 2015-08-19 15:22:48 UTC
Service does not stop when ServiceBase.Stop() is called during ServiceBase.OnStart(). A service will stop in Windows/.net Framework when ServiceBase.Stop() is called during ServiceBase.OnStart(). In mono an exception must be thrown to Fail during startup. If this is intended would you please clarify why that is?

	class Program
		static void Main(string[] args)
			WindowsStoppingService myService = new WindowsStoppingService();
			ServiceBase.Run(new ServiceBase[] {myService});

	partial class WindowsStoppingService : ServiceBase
		public WindowsStoppingService()

		protected override void OnStart(string[] args)
			// throw new Exception("Does exception stop a service?");

		protected override void OnStop()
			using(StreamWriter sw = File.AppendText("StoppingService.log"))
				sw.WriteLine("{0} OnStop()", DateTime.Now.ToLongTimeString());
Comment 1 Daniel Schultze 2015-08-25 18:58:43 UTC
I tested the service on and it has the same problem.
Comment 2 Daniel Schultze 2017-04-12 17:15:30 UTC
This continues to be an issue on mono versions 4.2.1 and 4.8.0 on Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS.