First time here? Checkout the FAQ!
0 votes
In a 16-bit machine
Size of  Int Size of pointer are same ?

What I knew is 8bit = 1B

Char will take -> 1 B
Int -> 2B

if integer pointer  size is p then size of flot / double / int pointer is p itself  , right ?
asked in Programming by Active (1.2k points)   | 31 views
The size of a pointer doesn't depend on the datatype they are pointing to. Your last statement is correct (at least for how much we are concerned), that size of pointer to integer should be same as pointer to any other data type, but that may depend on several complex factors (I would suggest googling and reading stackoverflow articles, but that maybe time consuming). One thing to note: size of integer and size of pointers are not related at all. It's just a coincidence that on some systems you'll get size of integer = size of pointer.

1 Answer

0 votes

INT , FLOAT , DOUBLE all are  different data types = > size of the pointers will also be differet depending on the type  you have declared.

answered by (295 points)  

Related questions

+4 votes
1 answer
0 votes
1 answer
Top Users Jan 2017
  1. Debashish Deka

    7172 Points

  2. Habibkhan

    4696 Points

  3. Vijay Thakur

    4308 Points

  4. sudsho

    4090 Points

  5. saurabh rai

    4024 Points

  6. Arjun

    3292 Points

  7. santhoshdevulapally

    3066 Points

  8. GateSet

    3016 Points

  9. Bikram

    3014 Points

  10. Sushant Gokhale

    2892 Points

Monthly Topper: Rs. 500 gift card

18,838 questions
23,808 answers
20,148 users