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Compiler Error CS0733

Visual Studio 2008

Cannot forward generic type, 'GenericType<>'

The following example generates CS0733. Compile the first file as a library, and then reference it when you compile the second file.

// CS0733a.cs
// compile with: /target:library
public class GenericType<T> 
// CS0733.cs
// compile with: /target:library /r:CS0733a.dll
[assembly: System.Runtime.CompilerServices.TypeForwardedTo(typeof(GenericType<int>))]   // CS0733