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Home » Extra libraries, Code snippets, applications etc. » C++ language problems and code snippets » article "Reading C type declarations" for C++ newbies or ignorants like me ;)
article "Reading C type declarations" for C++ newbies or ignorants like me ;) [message #30171] Mon, 13 December 2010 11:34 Go to next message
mr_ped is currently offline  mr_ped
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http://unixwiz.net/techtips/reading-cdecl.html
Re: article "Reading C type declarations" for C++ newbies or ignorants like me ;) [message #30174 is a reply to message #30171] Mon, 13 December 2010 13:01 Go to previous message
dolik.rce is currently offline  dolik.rce
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Quote:

char *(*(**foo [][8])())[];
foo is array of array of 8 pointer to pointer to function returning pointer to array of pointer to char
...
We have no idea how this variable is useful, but at least we can describe the type correctly.

Very Happy

Interesting article, cleared thing a bit for me... But I can't imagine someone would voluntarily use variable of type similar to the one quoted above without wrapping it in at least three typedefs Smile

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