Compiler Error C2528


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'name' : pointer to reference is illegal

You cannot declare a pointer to a reference. Dereference the variable before declaring a pointer to it.

The following sample generates C2528:

// C2528.cpp  
int i;  
int &ir = i;  
int & (*irptr) = ir;    // C2528