Thread: Don't understand this 'sizeof' expression.

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    SAMARAS std10093's Avatar
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    The answer is : system dependent. So it can be answered (kidding a bit :P)
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    Quote Originally Posted by pyroknife View Post
    Oh thank you.

    What if we defined:
    int buf[100]

    What would be the size of *buf now?
    It would be the size (in bytes) of an int, on the target system.
    This is often 4.
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