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Compiler Warning (level 1) C4080

Error Message

expected identifier for segment name; found 'symbol'

The name of the segment in #pragma alloc_text must be a string or an identifier. The compiler ignores the pragma if a valid identifier is not found.

The following sample generates C4080:

// C4080.cpp
// compile with: /W1
extern "C" void func(void);

#pragma alloc_text()   // C4080

// try this line to resolve the warning
// #pragma alloc_text("mysection", func)

int main() {

void func(void) {