Compiler Error C2687

 

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'type' : exception-declaration cannot be 'void' or denote an incomplete type or pointer or reference to an incomplete type

For a type to be part of an exception declaration, it must be defined and not void.

The following sample generates C2687:

// C2687.cpp  
class C;  
  
int main() {  
   try {}  
   catch (C) {}   // C2687 error  
}  

Possible resolution:

// C2687b.cpp  
// compile with: /EHsc  
class C {};  
  
int main() {  
   try {}  
   catch (C) {}  
}  

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