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When initiating a class template that uses a function pointer as a template parameter, you may receive the following error message:
error C2440: ''specialization'' : cannot convert from 'function prototype' to ''int (__cdecl *)( *)''
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This bug was corrected in Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 3.
For more information about Visual Studio service packs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/194022/ )Visual Studio 6.0 service packs, what, where, why
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/194295/ )How to tell that a Visual Studio service pack is installed
Steps to reproduce the behaviorUse the following sample code to recreate the error message.
Article ID: 216722 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 3.0