November 02, 2007

Warning treated as error

Problem: warning treated as error - no 'object' file generated

error C2220: warning treated as error - no 'object' file generated
warning C4996: 'wcstombs' was declared deprecated
warning C4996: 'sprintf' was declared deprecated
warning C4996: 'mbstowcs' was declared deprecated
warning C4996: 'wcstombs' was declared deprecated
warning C4996: 'fopen' was declared deprecated
warning C4996: 'strncpy' was declared deprecated
warning C4996: 'strcat' was declared deprecated


Solution:
Paste below line on top of your cpp file [link]
#pragma warning ( disable : 4996 )

Story:-D
Today's holiday and i'm alone in company.
A quiet and cold night and my friends enjoy of party and i'm fighting with an obsolete COM base code for an important project.

Other Solution From Comments/Without Judgments
Last Update @2013
#pragma warning( disable : 4786 )
Set Project Settings > Configuration Properties > C/C++ > General > Treat Warnings As Errors as No
disable WX
- using vsprintf_s

25 comments:

amastaneh said...

Disable warning about debug info truncated.
#pragma warning( disable : 4786 )

amastaneh said...

Set Project Settings > Configuration Properties > C/C++ > General > Treat Warnings As Errors as No

phuyem said...

It works. Thank you very much

Abdul Basit said...

Thanks a lot. it really helped me.

Anonymous said...

disable WX

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Anonymous said...

I wouldn't recommend turning warnings as errors off. This is bad practice and can lead to far worse problems in the future. I would suggest finding a workaround like using vsprintf_s