Compiler Error C3530


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auto' cannot be combined with any other type-specifier

A type specifier is used with the auto keyword.

To correct this error

  1. Do not use a type specifier in a variable declaration that uses the auto keyword.

The following example yields C3530 because variable x is declared with both the auto keyword and type int, and because the example is compiled with /Zc:auto.

// C3530.cpp  
// Compile with /Zc:auto  
int main()  
   auto int x;   // C3530  
   return 0;  

auto Keyword