Bug 8466 - Mono MCS requires "System.Xml.Linq" DLL reference when MS CSC doesn't
Summary: Mono MCS requires "System.Xml.Linq" DLL reference when MS CSC doesn't
Alias: None
Product: Compilers
Classification: Mono
Component: C# ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Marek Safar
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-11-16 13:00 UTC by Brett van Swelm
Modified: 2012-11-19 07:55 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

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Description Brett van Swelm 2012-11-16 13:00:22 UTC
Mono MCS requires "System.Xml.Linq" DLL reference when MS CSC doesn't. I'm not sure why there is this discrepancy as this doesn't seem an obvious requirement. Below is a reproducer, as minimal as I can make it:

With "D:\Applications\Mono-2.11.4\bin" and "C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319" in the path on my Windows 7 machine:

===== systemxmllinq.txt =====
"/reference:C:\Program Files (x86)\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\.NETFramework\v4.0\mscorlib.dll"
"/reference:C:\Program Files (x86)\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\.NETFramework\v4.0\System.Activities.dll"
"/reference:C:\Program Files (x86)\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\.NETFramework\v4.0\System.dll"
"/reference:C:\Program Files (x86)\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\.NETFramework\v4.0\System.ServiceModel.Activities.dll"
"/reference:C:\Program Files (x86)\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\.NETFramework\v4.0\System.ServiceModel.dll"
===== end =====

===== SystemXmlLinq.cs =====
using System;
using System.Activities;
using System.ServiceModel;
using System.ServiceModel.Activities;

public class SystemXmlLinq
    public static void Main(String[] args) {
        WorkflowControlEndpoint myEndPoint = new WorkflowControlEndpoint(
            new BasicHttpBinding(),
            new EndpointAddress(new Uri("")));

        WorkflowServiceHost host = new WorkflowServiceHost((Activity)null);
===== end =====

$ csc /noconfig @systemxmllinq.txt
Microsoft (R) Visual C# Compiler version 4.0.30319.17929
for Microsoft (R) .NET Framework 4.5
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

$ mcs /noconfig @systemxmllinq.txt
SystemXmlLinq.cs(14,14): error CS0012: The type `System.Xml.Linq.XName' is defined in an assembly that is not referenced. Consider adding a reference to assembly `System.Xml.Linq, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089'
Compilation failed: 1 error(s), 0 warnings


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Comment 1 Marek Safar 2012-11-19 07:55:13 UTC
Fixed in master