Array operations, dynamic arrays and length
jmh530 via Digitalmars-d-learn
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Sat Jul 4 08:12:02 PDT 2015
On Thursday, 2 July 2015 at 19:27:57 UTC, J Miller wrote:
> I knew that automatic allocation doesn't happen, but I'm
> confused by the fact if you explicitly declare "c" with "int
> c;" and then assign "c = a * b", versus using "auto c =
> a * b", you get two different errors (array length mismatch
> vs no destination memory).
I find it confusing as well. For me it's about consistency of
syntax. For instance, auto z = x+y works with numeric types, but
the equivalent you use for arrays doesn't work. It just means one
more thing to remember.
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