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Compiler Error C2395

Error Message

'your_type::operator'op'' : CLR operator not valid. At least one parameter must be of the following types: 'T', 'T%', 'T&', 'T^', 'T^%', 'T^&', where T = 'your_type'

An operator in a managed type did not have at least one parameter whose type is the same as the type of the operator return value.

The following sample generates C2395:

// C2395.cpp
// compile with: /clr /c
value struct V {
   static V operator *(int i, char c);   // C2395

   // OK
   static V operator *(V v, char c);
   // or
   static V operator *(int i, V& rv);
};
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