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What C data type should I use for array indices?
Should it be something like int or long or should it be unsigned int and/or unsigned long?
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 one year ago
What C data type should I use for array indices? Should it be something like int or long or should it be unsigned int and/or unsigned long?
 one year ago
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agdgdgdgwngoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Atm I always use size_t or unsigned int
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rsmith6559Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
If you might have more than 2**32 elements in your array, you need unsigned long, otherwise it would be overkill.
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Narendraj9Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
array indices can be negative numbers as well. But you must know that the elements preceding the base element are a part of your array. So it depends on you whether to make the indices unsigned or not.
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