Bug 33142 - new float() without assignment raises CS0201 error
Summary: new float() without assignment raises CS0201 error
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Compilers
Classification: Mono
Component: C# (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Marek Safar
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Reported: 2015-08-16 14:20 UTC by Alexander Köplinger
Modified: 2015-08-17 05:44 UTC (History)
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Description Alexander Köplinger 2015-08-16 14:20:51 UTC
Take the following code:

> public class Test
> {
> 	public static void Main()
> 	{
>		new float();
>	}
>}

Compile it:

> $ mcs test.cs 
> test.cs(5,3): error CS0201: Only assignment, call, increment, decrement, await, and new object expressions can be used as a statement

It compiles fine with MS csc.exe. This was found in one of the dotnet/coreclr test cases, not sure how relevant it is in real code given that it's basically a nop.
Comment 1 Marek Safar 2015-08-17 05:44:05 UTC
Fixed in master