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Q&A What does the static keyword do in C?

What exactly does the static keyword do in C? I have seen it used in several diverse contexts: 1) As a variable outside a function: #include <stdio.h> static int x = 5; int main (void) ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 21d ago by aghast‭

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Q&A How to properly use malloc?

I have seen this construct quite a lot: int *p = (int*) malloc(n * sizeof(int)); Is this how it should be? What is the proper way to use malloc? I have also seen this: int *p = malloc(n * size...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by klutt‭  ·  last activity 10mo ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Is partial allocation of an object Undefined Behavior?

Is it valid to partly allocate an object, as long as you only use the allocated part of it? #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> struct s { int i[100]; }; int main(void) {...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by alx‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Can I set a memory limit for the .NET Core garbage collector to collect objects more aggressively?

I have an ASP.NET Core 5 web application that provides functionality that involves file upload + rather large processing (memory consumption mainly). After each processing (with success or not) the...

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

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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

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Q&A Regarding the heap sort algorithm.

I get the concept of the heap sort algorithm and its like first you have a heap(ordered binary tree) then we have the Max heap which has the highest element value in the array at the top of the tre...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by hamburgersarecool‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Alexei‭

Question c heap-memory sorting
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Q&A How allocated memory is calculated?

int arr[] = {10,123,14,14,15,16}; cout<<sizeof(arr)/sizeof(arr[0]); I was reading the article. When sizeof() is used with the data types such as int, float, char… etc it simply ret...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Canina‭

Question c++ 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 4y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Alexei‭