Questions tagged [compiler-errors]

An error that is generated during the compilation phase, often due to problems with invalid syntax and/or types. Compare to [runtime-error].

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R cannot be resolved - Android error

I just downloaded and installed the new Android SDK. I wanted to create a simple application to test drive it. The wizard created this code: package eu.mauriziopz.gps; import; import android.os.Bundle; public class ggps…
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The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly reference

I am trying to run some unit tests in a C# Windows Forms application (Visual Studio 2005), and I get the following error: System.IO.FileLoadException: Could not load file or assembly 'Utility, Version=, Culture=neutral,…
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What does a "Cannot find symbol" or "Cannot resolve symbol" error mean?

Please explain the following about "Cannot find symbol", "Cannot resolve symbol" or "Symbol not found" errors (in Java): What do they mean? What things can cause them? How does the programmer go about fixing them? This question is designed to seed…
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Resolve build errors due to circular dependency amongst classes

I often find myself in a situation where I am facing multiple compilation/linker errors in a C++ project due to some bad design decisions (made by someone else :) ) which lead to circular dependencies between C++ classes in different header files…
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Why is this program erroneously rejected by three C++ compilers?

I am having some difficulty compiling a C++ program that I've written. This program is very simple and, to the best of my knowledge, conforms to all the rules set forth in the C++ Standard. I've read over the entirety of ISO/IEC 14882:2003 twice to…
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Assign a variable inside a Block to a variable outside a Block

I'm getting an error Variable is not assignable (missing __block type specifier) on the line aPerson = participant;. How can I make sure the block can access the aPerson variable and the aPerson variable can be returned? Person *aPerson =…
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No acceptable C compiler found in $PATH when installing python

I'm trying to install a new Python environment on my shared hosting. I follow the steps written in this post: mkdir ~/src wget tar -zxvf Python-2.7.1.tar.gz cd Python-2.7.1 mkdir…
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Non-static variable cannot be referenced from a static context

I've written this test code: class MyProgram { int count = 0; public static void main(String[] args) { System.out.println(count); } } But it gives the following error: error: non-static variable count cannot be…
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Could not load file or assembly or one of its dependencies

I'm having another of these "Could not load file or assembly or one of its dependencies" problems. Additional information: Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.Practices.Unity, Version=,…
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Python3: ImportError: No module named '_ctypes' when using Value from module multiprocessing

I am using Ubuntu and have installed Python 2.7.5 and 3.4.0. In Python 2.7.5 I am able to successfully assign a variable x = Value('i', 2), but not in 3.4.0. I am getting: Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in
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Duplicate AssemblyVersion Attribute

I have a project that generates following error on compilation: error CS0579: Duplicate 'AssemblyVersion' attribute I have checked the file AssemblyInfo.cs and it looks like there is no duplication there. I found this article on MSDN which…
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Extension methods must be defined in a non-generic static class

I'm getting the error: Extension methods must be defined in a non-generic static class On the line: public class LinqHelper Here is the helper class, based on Mark Gavells code. I'm really confused as to what this error means as I am sure it was…
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When I'm compiling openvswitch-1.5.0, I've encountered the following compile error: gcc -Wstrict-prototypes -Wall -Wno-sign-compare -Wpointer-arith -Wdeclaration-after-statement -Wformat-security -Wswitch-enum -Wunused-parameter…
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Error in Swift class: Property not initialized at super.init call

I have two classes, Shape and Square class Shape { var numberOfSides = 0 var name: String init(name:String) { = name } func simpleDescription() -> String { return "A shape with \(numberOfSides) sides." …
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Error: Could not find or load main class in intelliJ IDE

I'm a beginner in Java and am trying to run my code using IntelliJ that I just installed as my IDE with JDK 1.7. The following piece of code keeps does not even compile and keeps giving me the error: Error: Could not find or load main class…
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