Compiler Error C3541


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type': typeid cannot be applied to a type that contains 'auto'

The typeid operator cannot be applied to the indicated type because it contains the auto specifier.

The following example yields C3541.

// C3541.cpp  
// Compile with /Zc:auto  
#include <typeinfo>  
int main() {  
    auto x = 123;  
    typeid(x);    // OK  
    typeid(auto); // C3541  
    return 0;  

auto Keyword
/Zc:auto (Deduce Variable Type)