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What is const pointer?


const pointer is a pointer which you don’t want to be pointed to a different value. That is, the location stored in the pointer can not change. We can not change where the pointer points. It is declared as:

type * const name
type is data type
name is name of the pointer
eg: char * const p

Since the location to which a const pointer points to can not be changed, the following code:

char ch1 = ‘A’;
char ch2 = ‘B’;
char * const p = &ch1;
p = &ch2;
will throw an error since address stored in p can not be changed.

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