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Compiler Error CS0622

Can only use array initializer expressions to assign to array types. Try using a new expression instead.

Syntax that is appropriate to initialize an array was used in the declaration of a non-array.

The following sample generates CS0622:

// CS0622.cs
using System;

public class Test
   public static void Main ()
      Test t = { new Test() };   // CS0622
      // Try the following instead:
      // Test[] t = { new Test() };