Nigel Rantor wiggly at
Fri May 11 14:04:45 BST 2007

Jon Nangle wrote:
> On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 11:49:38AM +0100, Nigel Rantor wrote:
>> example, why passing a char* rather than a char[1024] is likely to be 
>> more efficient.
> How do you pass a char[1024] in C? Surely arrays will always decay into
> pointers anyway.

Err, by value?

It was an example, perhaps I should have used C++ where you might want 
to pass large objects by value until you realise that they're huge and 
copying them onto the stack is a performance hit.


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