Compiler Error C2658
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Compiler Error C2658

 

'member': redefinition in anonymous struct/union

Two anonymous structures or unions contained member declarations with the same identifier but with different types. Under /Za, you will also get this error for members with the same identifier and type.

The following sample generates C2658:

// C2658.cpp
// compile with: /c
struct X {
   union { // can be struct too
      int i;
   };
   union {
      int i;   // Under /Za, C2658
      // int i not needed here because it is defined in the first union
   };
};

struct Z {
   union {
      char *i;
   };

   union {
      void *i;   // C2658 redefinition of 'i'
      // try the following line instead
      // void *ii;
   };
};
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