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Implicit-type lambda expression: is it possible?

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework
Hi all, i was plaing around with LINQ and lambda expressions. I was trying to find duplicated files in my system. After a while a realized that duplicated could mean: - same name - same size and extension - ....   So i wrote this code: DirectoryInfo rootDirectory = ....; var groupFiles = selector => rootDirectory.EnumerateFiles("*", SearchOption.AllDirectories).GroupBy(selector).Select(g => new { g.Key, Info = g, Count = g.Count() }).Where(g => g.Count > 1); var groupsByName = groupFiles(f => f.Name); var groupsBySize = groupFiles(f => new { f.Length, f.Extension}); But i get the following error: Error 1 Cannot assign lambda expression to an implicitly-typed local variable So i tryed to make the type explicit and i realized that is not so easy. So what i'm missing?! IMPORTANT. 'm not tying to have the code working. I can solve the issue by duplicating code (even if i hate to do that) I'm rtying to improve my skills with LINQ and Lambda Expressions. Thanks all!!  

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