Compiler Error C2268

Visual Studio 6.0

'operation' : different const or volatile qualifiers

The given operation was performed on a variable that was defined as being const or volatile. As a result, the const or volatile item could be modified without being detected by the compiler.

This error often occurs when a pointer to an item declared as const or volatile is assigned to a pointer that was not declared as pointing to either of these type modifiers.

The following is an example of this error:

const  char *p = "abcde";
int    str( char *s );
str( p );                // error