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Question: Following declarations are same
const char *s;
char const *s;


Answer: False .
The reason is
first case : s is a pointer to a character which is constant. i.e the value at the address location which is being pointed by s cannot be changed.

second case: s is a constant pointer : i.e the address at which it is being pointed to cannot be changed but the char variable is changeable.




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Question: Following declarations are same
const char *s;
char const *s;



Answer:

False .
The reason is
first case : s is a pointer to a character which is constant. i.e the value at the address location which is being pointed by s cannot be changed.

second case: s is a constant pointer : i.e the address at which it is being pointed to cannot be changed but the char variable is changeable.


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const char *s;
char const *s;

Both declaration are same... This is pointer to a constant..

i.e. the value stroed in memory location pointed by pointer "s" can not be changed. But pointer s can point to any other location.

Constant Pointer:

int *const cs;

This is constant pointer.
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Answered by: Arun | Date: 5/26/2008 | Contact Arun Contact Arun

const char *s;
char const *s;

Both declaration are same... This is pointer to a constant..

i.e. the value stroed in memory location pointed by pointer "s" can not be changed. But pointer s can point to any other location.

Constant Pointer:

int *const cs;

This is constant pointer.
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Answered by: arun | Date: 5/26/2008 | Contact arun Contact arun


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