Bug 3988 - Compiler error with inferred arrays
Summary: Compiler error with inferred arrays
Status: RESOLVED UPSTREAM
Alias: None
Product: Compilers
Classification: Mono
Component: VisualBasic ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- minor
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT]
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Blocks:
 
Reported: 2012-03-20 08:56 UTC by gsertgaert
Modified: 2018-05-22 12:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description gsertgaert 2012-03-20 08:56:46 UTC
Mono 2.10.8
Inferred arrays cause unexpected errors when option infer in off.

Option Infer Off

Sub Main()
    Dim test() As Integer
    test = {0}
End Sub

Error:
Error VBNC99999: Unexpected error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object (VBNC99999) (test)

Expected:
A descriptive error message with position in code.
Comment 1 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2012-03-22 20:04:44 UTC
This is because inferred arrays is a VB9 feature, and vbnc is currently only VB8 compatible.
Comment 2 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2018-05-22 12:10:31 UTC
Moved to: https://github.com/mono/mono-basic/issues/30