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added better error message for a request to instantiate an abstract c…

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1 parent e543727 commit 23b6289661ff46466f8f4eb2db108d9fa46b437f @craiggwilson craiggwilson committed Aug 9, 2010
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  1. +3 −0 source/MongoDB/Configuration/Mapping/Model/ClassMapBase.cs
@@ -145,6 +145,9 @@ public object CreateInstance()
throw new MissingMethodException("No public or protected constructor found on type " + ClassType.FullName);
+ if (ClassType.IsAbstract)
+ throw new MongoException("Unable to create an instance of an abstract class.");
//TODO: figure out how to support custom activators...
var instance = Activator.CreateInstance(ClassType, true);

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