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Re: Ignore last post, C Programming question

Travis Davies wrote:

> Lets say my main() looks like this:
>         int main(){
>                   {
>                       int x = 0;
>                       do_something_using_x
>                   }
>              DO_SOMTHING_ELSE....
>            return 0;
>         } // end of main
> I understand that x is local to that particular segment. But when that 
> segment terminates (and never used again) does x still exist? or is it 
> destroyed/free-ed and given back to the system?

The memory originally allocated to x "might" be reused during 
DO_SOMETHING_ELSE, there's no accurate way of knowing of which I'm 
aware. If you need it to stay around declare it with a broader scope.


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