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Compiler Error C3899

Error Message

'var' : l-value use of initonly data member is not allowed directly within a parallel region in class 'class'

An initonly data member cannot be initialized inside that part of a constructor that is in a parallel region. This is because the compiler does an internal relocation of that code, such that, it is effectively no longer part of the constructor.

To resolve, initialize the initonly data member in the constructor, but outside the parallel region.


The following sample generates C3899.

// C3899.cpp
// compile with: /clr /openmp
#include <omp.h> 

public ref struct R {
   initonly int x;
   R() {
      x = omp_get_thread_num() + 1000;   // OK
      #pragma omp parallel num_threads(5)
         // cannot assign to 'x' here
         x = omp_get_thread_num() + 1000;   // C3899
         System::Console::WriteLine("thread {0}", omp_get_thread_num());
      x = omp_get_thread_num() + 1000;   // OK

int main() {
   R^ r = gcnew R;