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What is Segmentation fault and why do we get this error?

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    Question What is Segmentation fault and why do we get this error?

    What is Segmentation fault and why do we get this error?
    Also advise some programming practices to avoid this error..


    Thanking you

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    >>What is Segmentation fault and why do we get this error?

    Its usually caused by a programming error.

    >>Also advise some programming practices to avoid this error..

    I usually try to avoid programming errors and that seems to do the trick.

    >>Thanking you

    Glad I could help!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sumit180288 View Post
    What is Segmentation fault and why do we get this error?
    Also advise some programming practices to avoid this error..
    Thanking you
    Segmentation fault-wiki
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    Now, please, for the love of all things good and holy, think about what you're doing! Don't just run around willy-nilly, coding like a drunk two-year-old....
    Quote Originally Posted by quzah View Post
    ..... Just don't be surprised when I say you aren't using standard C anymore, and as such,are off in your own little universe that I will completely disregard.
    Warning: Some or all of my posted code may be non-standard and as such should not be used and in no case looked at.

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