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    Question Passing an array of pointers to a function

    Hi I've the following code:

    // 3 strings
    char str1[] = "str1";
    char str2[] = "str2";
    char str3[] = "str3";

    void func1()
    char *strings[3]; // Array of 3 pointers to char

    // Assigning each string's(Character array's) address
    // to each pointer in the array.
    strings[0] = str1;
    strings[1] = str2;
    strings[2] = str3;

    // pass it to the second function

    // Second function accepts pointer to pointer
    void func2(char *strings[])
    printf("%s", strings[0]);
    printf("%s", strings[1]);
    Are there any problems with this kind of usage? Thanks.
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    Looks OK.

    Can you use [code][/code] tags in future, for code.
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