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Description
A Hotfix is a product update package with one or more updated product files that fix a specific product problem.

IMPORTANT NOTE

Please be aware this Hotfix has not gone through full Microsoft product regression testing nor has it been tested in combination with other Hotfixes.

Please carefully review the associated Hotfix KB article to verify the fix is the one needed and there are no known compatibility or installation issues. You may also want to contact a Microsoft Support Professional at http://support.microsoft.com

Issue Description

KB946040 : Error message when you compile a Visual C++ 2008 project: "Error C2471: cannot update program database

SYMPTOMS
When you compile a Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 project, you may receive the following error message:
error C2471: cannot update program database
Note This problem occurs in a specific translation unit.
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CAUSE
This problem occurs because another problem occurs in a different translation unit.
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Additional Information about the issue resolved by this Hotfix can be found in its Knowledge Base article at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946040

Additional Hotfixes
Search the list of all other publicly available Visual Studio and .NET Framework Hotfixes at http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com/Project/ProjectDirectory.aspx?TagName=Hotfix&ProjectSearchText=Hotfix*
Last edited Jun 13 2008 at 1:29 AM  by StevenMSFT, version 3
Comments
koeber wrote  Apr 24 2012 at 2:32 AM  
It doesn't seem to actually work. However switching it from debug mode to release mode seems to solve the problem.
Not an ideal solution though.

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