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Pointer question

  1. Oct 13, 2008 #1
    when i declare

    Code (Text):

    int* ptr_a, ptr_b;

     
    why the type of ptr_b is int
    and not int*

    ???
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 13, 2008 #2

    CompuChip

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    Because
    Code (Text):
    int *pta_a, ptr_b;
    means
    Code (Text):
    int *pta_a; int ptr_b;
    and not
    Code (Text):
    int *pta_a; int *ptr_b;
    which would be
    Code (Text):
    int *pta_a, *pta_b;
    .
     
  4. Oct 13, 2008 #3
    thanks
     
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