Compiler Error C2466


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cannot allocate an array of constant size 0

An array is allocated or declared with size zero. The constant expression for the array size must be an integer greater than zero. An array declaration with a zero subscript is legal only for a class, structure, or union member and only with Microsoft extensions (/Ze).

The following sample generates C2466:

// C2466.cpp  
// compile with: /c  
int i[0];   // C2466  
int j[1];   // OK  
char *p;