Compiler Error C2499


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class' : a class cannot be its own base class

You attempted to specify the class that you are defining as a base class.

The following sample generates C2499:

// C2499.cpp  
// compile with: /c  
class CMyClass : public CMyClass {};   // C2499  
class CMyClass{};   // OK