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Dans Array Questions

Madhu Kumar Vatts
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Joined: Apr 01, 2004
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Array Question from,

int []a1; //compiles well,
int []a1,[]a2; //doesnot compile

Can anybody explain why? The reason given was " the brackets appearing before the identifier for array variable a2 are not associated with the type or the identifier. "..My question is if this is the case than why does
int []a1 compile, Is it equal to int[] a1;

Thanks for replying

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rengarajan vaikuntam
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Joined: Oct 04, 2004
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Its something like this
int i,int j;
Hope u got it.
Mike Gershman
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int []a1,[]a2; // is illegal

int []a1,a2; // is legal, it's the same as:
int a1[],a2[]; // and also the same as:
int a1[]; int a2[];

int []a1,a2[]; // is legal, it's the same as:
int a1[]; int a2[][];
[ October 28, 2004: Message edited by: Mike Gershman ]

Mike Gershman
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Madhu Kumar Vatts
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Thanks Mike
I agree. Here's the link:
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