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in the following struct:
C#
struct
{
    bool simultaneousAction:1;
    bool action[7]:1;
};

i wonder why C2033 must be generated?! logically it must not be erroneous. there must be a byte first of which (LSb) be called simultaneousAction, the next bit be called action[0] and the last one (MSb) be called action[6].
what's the problem with this scenario and why do i get the following error?
error C2033: 'AsServoMotorProperties::<unnamed-tag>::action' : bit field cannot have indirection
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pasztorpisti 13-Sep-12 8:55am    
A C++ array can not be packed. Period.
Richard MacCutchan 13-Sep-12 9:20am    
Because you cannot directly address single bits, an array of bits is not a valid construct.

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The underlying type of a bit field must be an integral type. An array is similar to a pointer and therefore not an integral type.
 
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