[Mono-list] NUnit examples, Mono1.9.1, no suitable entry point error

Charlie Poole charlie at nunit.com
Sat Aug 23 13:06:37 EDT 2008

When you run your program, it does exactly what you
told it to do, i.e. { } :-) 

To run NUnit tests, you execute NUnit, not the tests.
You can run
   nunit-console mytests.dll
   nunit mytests.dll
OR nunit and then open the test assembly from the menu.


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> Subject: [Mono-list] NUnit examples, Mono1.9.1, no suitable 
> entry point error
> I've recently downloaded Mono 1.9.1 and NUnit 2.4.8. I have a 
> number of examples of basic unit tests collected from a 
> variety of sources. That's what you do when the one you have 
> won't work, you look for another. When compiling the 
> examples, I invariably get an error from Mono:
> "error CS5001: Program 'fill in the blank' does not contain a 
> static 'Main'
> method suitable for an entry point"
> Now, as a sometime Java programmer, I have a superficial 
> understanding of the message. If I insert a line like this: 
> public static void Main(){}
> the program compiles. But when I run the compiled program, I 
> get neither an error, nor the expected response. I surmise 
> that is because when I run the program, the Main() method is 
> being called and the actual method I want to run is being ignored.
> Can anyone give me guidance on this?
> Thanks.
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