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Compiler Warning (level 1) C4020

Error Message

'function' : too many actual parameters

The number of actual parameters in a function call exceeds the number of formal parameters in the function prototype or definition. The compiler passes the extra actual parameters according to the calling convention of the function.

The following sample generates C4020:

// C4020.c
// compile with: /W1 /c
void f(int);
int main() {
   f(1,2);   // C4020

Possible resolution:

// C4020b.c
// compile with: /c
void f(int);
int main() {