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Compiler Error C3616

 

'number' : a size cannot be specified in a __gc array declaration

A __gc array was incorrectly declared. Subscript values are allowed on the right side of the expression but not on the left.

C3616 is only reachable using /clr:oldSyntax.

The following sample generates C3616 and shows one way to resolve the error:

// C3616.cpp
// compile with: /clr:oldSyntax
#using <mscorlib.dll>
int main()
{
   int a  __gc[2] = new int __gc [];   // C3616
   int b __gc [] = new int __gc [12];   // ok
}
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