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Unformatted text preview: items you want in the array s Second argument must indicate the size of one of those array items s Allocates a single sequential and contiguous block of memory of the size needed s Returns NULL if the request can’t be fulfilled s Returns the Address of that space if it can be Rules s Space is allocated from a place called the heap s Once allocated, the size is fixed (can’t change size and remain at that location in memory) s The space is sequential and contiguous so can still use array index or pointer method (exactly the same as a statically allocated array) s The name of the Array is NOT CONSTANT – but be careful not to lose the location of the beginning of the array s Once allocated and you are done using it, the space must be freed...
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- Fall '07
- Array, Pointer