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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using inline
and const?

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using inline and const?..

Answer / nidhi singh

advantages of inline-no function calls need to be stack required.
disadvantage -inline functions require more space..
the whole definition is copied.
by using const we insure the value of variable is not goin
to change..

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using inline and const?..

Answer / vivek mahto

Well for the inline..

inline is a compiler directive so it will make compiler to copy the whole function where it is required , So there is no stack frame required in the stack section for storing the address of the function .

inline should only be used for the long functions as it will require more space as well as more calculation time.

For the const...

If you want any variable to keep constant through out the program then you can use const keyword. It is stored in the read only of the initalized data segment , even the pointer storing it's location cannot change the value of it, pointer can just change the address to point at some other location.

As the const is not flexible so mostly people use #define which is more flexible than const

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