[Mono-bugs] [Bug 487625] New: ExtensionMethodAttribute and CS1685

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           Summary: ExtensionMethodAttribute and CS1685
    Classification: Mono
           Product: Mono: Compilers
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: Other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Normal
          Priority: P5 - None
         Component: C#
        AssignedTo: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
        ReportedBy: miguel at novell.com
         QAContact: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
          Found By: ---

In .NET 3.5 it seems that the behavior of CS1685 changed to be only a warning,
at least in the presence of the ExtensionMethodAttribute.

This attribute is used to flag that a method is an extension, it lives in
System.Core but apparently people that do not reference System.Core add this
attribute to their own assemblies typically preventing us from compiling their

I sent a sample program to Marek Safar already with a solution that exhibits
the problem.

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