CL Command-Line Error D2000

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Error D2000 indicates simply that CL has encountered an error condition that has been explicitly anticipated in the programming, as opposed to a coding error discovered at run-time via a CPU exception, but which was not thought to be worth a specific description.

A typical case in the programming is where code ought to be unreachable at run-time, but the programmer has coded a minimal defence against being mistaken. Inspection suggests that all such cases are indeed unreachable in practice.

A less typical case in the programming is that of insufficient memory, as reported by failure of the CRT malloc function. This is possible in practice, but exceedingly unlikely.