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Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19971125111658.009b0870@dictator.nt.tuwien.ac.at>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 11:16:58 +0100
To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
From: Anton Helm <tony AT nt DOT tuwien DOT ac DOT at>
Subject: Re: pointers &arrays[]
In-Reply-To: <3.0.16.19971125104154.290fe38a@hem1.passagen.se>
Mime-Version: 1.0

At 10:42 25.11.97 -0500, you wrote:
>At 19.33 1997-11-24 -0500, you wrote:

>I think that sizeof(array), would just return the size of a pointer, since
>that is what it is, and not the size of the actual array.

This is wrong.

ANSI C standard (ISO/IEC 9899:1990 p.45):

[...]
Another use of the sizeof operator is to compute the number of elements in an array:

        sizeof array / sizeof array[0]

[...]

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