Array Names and Pointers
- M. Bishop,
“Array Names and Pointers,”
The C Journal 3(1)
pp. 44–46 (Spring 1987).
Beginning C programmers are often told that an array name is a pointer. While true, this comparison is usually misunderstood, because array names cannot be manipulated in the same way pointers can. This paper discusses arrays and pointers in C.
©1987 by Matt Bishop. This is the author’s version of the work.
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The definitive version was published in
The C Journal 3