Chapter 17. Miscellaneous and Advanced Features
THIS CHAPTER DISCUSSES SOME MISCELLANEOUS FEATURES of the C language that have not yet been covered and provides a discussion of some more advanced topics, such as command-line arguments and dynamic memory allocation.
Miscellaneous Language Statements
This section discusses two statement you haven’t encountered to this point: the
goto and the
Anyone who has learned about structured programming knows of the bad reputation afforded to the
goto statement. Virtually every computer language has such a statement.
Execution of a
goto statement causes a direct branch to be made to a specified point in the program. This branch is made immediately and unconditionally upon execution ...