"array does not point to an object type"

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    "array does not point to an object type"

    hey guys, hope someone can help because im confused about this. I keep getting the error in the title, at the lines ive commented, when i try to compile. I cant see an obvious error, but then again ive only been doing C for 5 weeks, but know basic C++

    Code:
    void displayGrid(int array[][], int points)
    {
    	for(int i = 0; i < points; ++i)
    	{
    		for(int j = 0; j < points; ++j)
    		{
    			if(array[i][j] == 0) // here
    			{
    				printf(" - ");
    			}
    			else
    			{
    				printf(" %d ", array[i][j]); // here
    			}
    		}
    
    		printf("\n");
    	}
    }

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    Code:
    void displayGrid(int array[][], int points)
    You can't do that. When you access array, your compiler will complain about incomplete types. You need to specify the rightmost array size (you can only use [] for the leftmost array dimension):
    Code:
    void displayGrid(int array[][SOME_SIZE], int points)
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    oh, well that's a bit gay and confusing :S thanks though

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