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Near* and far*

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What is the meaning of near* and far*. what is the difference between them?
Oct 15 '06 #1
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near and far are platform specific and on some systems just will not compile. On 16 bit Windows a near pointer was 16 bits and could only point into the programs data segment, a far pointer was 32 bit and could point at any piece of allocated memory.
Oct 16 '06 #2

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