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By mohitmohak, history, 5 weeks ago, In English

I was trying to assign an integer to a pointer directly and received error of segmentation fault. Code:

#include <stdio.h>
int main() {
int *p;
*p=4;
printf("%d",*p);
return 0;
}

However, when assigned pointer the address of a integer variable. And then changed the values by using value at operator it ran successfully. Code:

#include <stdio.h>
int main() {
int *p, i=5;
p=&i;
*p=4;
printf("%d",*p);
return 0;
}

Can anyone explain why cannot we assign a value to pointer without assigning it a address. Thanks.

 
 
 
 
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