[Mono-list] how to use System.Collections.Generic

Ryan Heaton ryan at webcohesion.com
Fri Mar 6 22:35:41 EST 2009

Thanks, man.  That was it!

On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 7:36 PM, Jonathan Pryor <jonpryor at vt.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 19:22 -0700, Ryan Heaton wrote:
>> Hi all.  Sorry for the newbie question, but I can't seem to use the
>> System.Collections.Generic.List class.  What assembly reference do I
>> need?  I'm on Ubuntu Intrepid, using "gmcs". Here's my error:
>> error CS0234: The type or namespace name `List' does not exist in the
>> namespace `System.Collections.Generic'. Are you missing an assembly
>> reference?
> It would help if you provided some code, but I believe that you're
> missing the type parameter, e.g. you're doing:
>        var list = new System.Collections.Generic.List ();
> List<T> is a generic type; the generic parameter is required.  (There
> are no "raw types" like Java 5 has.)  Thus, if this is the case, you
> need to provide an actual parameter type, e.g.
>        var list = new System.Collections.Generic.List<int> ();
>  - Jon

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