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Compiler Error C2587

Error Message

'identifier' : illegal use of local variable as default parameter

Local variables are not allowed as default parameters.

The following sample generates C2587:

// C2587.cpp
// compile with: /c
int i;
void func() {
   int j;
   extern void func2( int k = j );  // C2587 -- local variable
   extern void func3( int k = i );   // OK