Auto list members causes VS 2008 B2 to crash with generic extension method - by Peter Ritchie

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ID 304578 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 3
Opened 10/14/2007 7:25:55 AM
Access Restriction Public


When attempting to write code to call a method of a specialized class from a class library in a console application where the specialized class derives from a base that explicitly implements ICloneable and that base class has a generic extension method in the same class library, auto list members causes visual studio to crash.
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Posted by Microsoft on 10/15/2007 at 11:46 AM
Hi Peter,

Thanks for the feedback. I'm happy to say that this issue has been fixed in recent builds. We're currently working on a patch that will fix this issue for Beta2 as well so if you'd be interested in learning more, feel free to contact me directly at

DJ Park
VIsual C#, Program Manager
Posted by Microsoft on 10/14/2007 at 9:19 PM
Thanks for your feedback.

We are escalating this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution. These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.

Thank you,
Visual Studio Product Team
Posted by Microsoft on 10/14/2007 at 8:23 PM
Thank you for your feedback. We are currently investigating. The investigation process normally takes 7-14 days. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly (see

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Visual Studio Product Team