Bug 59936 - System.StackOverflowException when using Paket.exe to install some packages
Summary: System.StackOverflowException when using Paket.exe to install some packages
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: GC ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-10-03 20:42 UTC by Tomas Jansson
Modified: 2017-11-08 23:10 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Tomas Jansson 2017-10-03 20:42:21 UTC
I have project where I use paket (https://fsprojects.github.io/Paket/) to maintain my nuget packages. The paket.depedencies has the following content:

source https://www.nuget.org/api/v2
nuget Akka 1.2.3
nuget Akka.FSharp 1.2.3
nuget Suave 2.2.1
nuget Akka.Cluster.Sharding 1.3.1-beta51
nuget FsPickler 4.0.0
nuget System.Net.Security 4.3.2
nuget FSharp.Core 4.2.3

running `mono .paket/paket.exe install` yields a StackOverflowException. I first thought it was a paket bug so I filed this issue there: https://github.com/fsprojects/Paket/issues/2790. It turned out that it wasn't reproducible on Windows, so it seems like it is a mono bug. 

The top of the stacktrace:

Unhandled Exception:
[ERROR] FATAL UNHANDLED EXCEPTION: System.StackOverflowException: The requested operation caused a stack overflow.
  at (wrapper managed-to-native) System.Object:__icall_wrapper_mono_gc_alloc_vector (intptr,intptr,intptr)
  at (wrapper alloc) System.Object:AllocVector (intptr,intptr)
  at System.Collections.Generic.List`1[T]..cctor () [0x00000] in <48b95f3df5804531818f80e28ec60191>:0
  at System.Threading.CancellationTokenSource.NotifyCancellation (System.Boolean throwOnFirstException) [0x0005f] in <48b95f3df5804531818f80e28ec60191>:0
  at System.Threading.CancellationTokenSource.Cancel (System.Boolean throwOnFirstException) [0x00006] in <48b95f3df5804531818f80e28ec60191>:0
  at System.Threading.CancellationTokenSource.Cancel () [0x00000] in <48b95f3df5804531818f80e28ec60191>:0
  at Paket.PackageResolver.Resolve (Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getVersionsRaw, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getPreferredVersionsRaw, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getPackageDetailsRaw, Paket.Domain+GroupName groupName, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpOption`1[T] globalStrategyForDirectDependencies, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpOption`1[T] globalStrategyForTransitives, Paket.Requirements+FrameworkRestrictions globalFrameworkRestrictions, Microsoft.FSharp.Collections.FSharpSet`1[T] rootDependencies, Paket.PackageResolver+UpdateMode updateMode) [0x0049d] in <f278749f76c340298856c7fff08db63e>:0
  at <StartupCode$Paket-Core>.$DependenciesFile+resolveGroup@212-1[b].Invoke (Paket.Domain+GroupName groupName, b _arg1) [0x000b8] in <f278749f76c340298856c7fff08db63e>:0
  at Microsoft.FSharp.Collections.MapTreeModule.mapiOpt[a,b,c] (Microsoft.FSharp.Core.OptimizedClosures+FSharpFunc`3[T1,T2,TResult] f, Microsoft.FSharp.Collections.MapTree`2[TKey,TValue] m) [0x0002a] in <f278749f76c340298856c7fff08db63e>:0
  at Microsoft.FSharp.Collections.FSharpMap`2[TKey,TValue].Map[b] (Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] f) [0x00014] in <f278749f76c340298856c7fff08db63e>:0
  at Microsoft.FSharp.Collections.MapModule.Map[TKey,T,TResult] (Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] mapping, Microsoft.FSharp.Collections.FSharpMap`2[TKey,TValue] table) [0x00001] in <f278749f76c340298856c7fff08db63e>:0
  at Paket.DependenciesFile.Resolve[a] (System.Boolean force, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getSha1, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getVersionF, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getPreferredVersionF, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getPackageDetailsF, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getPackageRuntimeGraph, Microsoft.FSharp.Collections.FSharpMap`2[TKey,TValue] groupsToResolve, Paket.PackageResolver+UpdateMode updateMode) [0x00013] in <f278749f76c340298856c7fff08db63e>:0
  at Paket.UpdateProcess.selectiveUpdate (System.Boolean force, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getSha1, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getVersionsF, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getPackageDetailsF, Microsoft.FSharp.Core.FSharpFunc`2[T,TResult] getRuntimeGraphFromPackage, Paket.LockFile lockFile, Paket.DependenciesFile dependenciesFile, Paket.PackageResolver+UpdateMode updateMode, Paket.SemVerUpdateMode semVerUpdateMode) [0x0020d] in <f278749f76c340298856c7fff08db63e>:0

Let me know if any more information is needed.
Comment 1 Ludovic Henry 2017-11-08 23:10:45 UTC
I couldn't reproduce with Mono (2017-10/ce494e3d152).

The steps I took are:

 - download https://github.com/fsprojects/Paket/archive/5.122.0.zip
 - unzip Paket-5.122.0
 - cd Paket-5.122.0
 - mono .paket/paket.exe install

Can you still reproduce with latest mono?

Thank you