Bug 46250 - Type.GetType with throwOnError true doesn't throw for a generic instance type with too few generic arguments
Summary: Type.GetType with throwOnError true doesn't throw for a generic instance type...
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: Reflection ()
Version: master
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Aleksey Kliger
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-11-01 18:50 UTC by Josh Peterson
Modified: 2016-11-07 20:27 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Josh Peterson 2016-11-01 18:50:52 UTC

Comment 1 Josh Peterson 2016-11-01 18:53:03 UTC
Here is the test case for this bug:

class Program
	public static void Main()
			Console.WriteLine(Type.GetType("System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary`2[System.String]", true));
		catch (ArgumentException)
			Console.WriteLine(".NET throws an ArgumentException exception.");
Comment 3 Josh Peterson 2016-11-07 20:27:10 UTC