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Posts tagged stack-memory

Subtag of ram

Use for questions about the stack memory (typically sequentially allocated, scoped to the successive function and referenced using a stack pointer register).

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Q&A Behavior of Pointer Arithmetic on the Stack

Consider the following code: #include <stdio.h> int main() { int a = 5; int b; ++*(&b + 1); printf("%d\n", a); return 0; } The output is as expected: 6 ...

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Josh Hyatt‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Alexei‭

Question stack-memory
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Q&A What gets allocated on the stack and the heap?

I was told by my professor/book that computer programs use two kinds of memory and that all variables get allocated either on the stack or on the heap. Is this true? How can I tell where a variable...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Alexei‭

Question stack-memory