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buddy 31Aug2007 19:15

Function Pointers
 
Can any one tell me,in what kind of situation a function pointer can be used.

Please give an example.

Thanks

shabbir 31Aug2007 22:20

Re: Function Pointers
 
Anywhere when you need to call different functions depending on some condition. Specially Some call back.

Say When I call a function to fetch some data from a remote server.
Now if its a synchronous call my caller can hang.
So now the function which does the job takes some function pointer which is called when the job is done.


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