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A Managed C++ project compiler may return error messages in Visual Studio .NET 2003. The error messages are similar to the following:
Error message 1
c:\temp\hotfix\AttribBug\windows-compiler-bug\bug-demo\DemoClass1.h(725) : error C2337: 'System::Runtime::::InAttribute' : attribute not found; it is neither a built-in nor a custom attribute that is accessible in the current namespace
Error message 2
c:\temp\hotfix\AttribBug\windows-compiler-bug\bug-demo\DemoClass1.h(725) : error C3319: 'System::Runtime::InteropServices::OutAttribute': attribute cannot be repeated
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 09-July-2004 11:32:51 13.10.4191.0 937,984 C1.dll 09-July-2004 11:33:03 13.10.4191.0 2,211,840 C1xx.dll 09-July-2004 15:43:29 13.10.4191.0 1,966,080 Feacp.dll 09-July-2004 11:39:59 5,342 Feacp.lib
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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