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# +SoLvEd+ How to remove wrong approved quiz?

I have posted a quiz and now I believed my answer is not entirely correct. The breakdown : https://code.sololearn.com/cJ4rXBsdnwQs/?ref=app Thanks Omkar for bringing this issue into my attention : https://www.sololearn.com/post/80809/?ref=app

4/2/2019 8:03:08 AM

Gordon

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Contact [email protected] I mean, you did answer to this question, but I guess your answer applied to quizzes which haven't been accepted yet? https://www.sololearn.com/Discuss/1712971/?ref=app

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It only initializes the array to 0's if it's static or thread storage or use a {} that is smaller than the array itself, which it is neither in the quiz's case.

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int a[10]; // a contains garbage static int a[10]; // static storage, a is all 0's int a[10]{}; // aggregate initialization, a is all 0's int a[10]{ 1,2,3 }; // same as previous, first 3 elements are 1, 2 and 3 and the rest is initialized with 0's thread_local int a[10]; // thread storage, a is all 0's. This is C++ though, not sure the C equivalent.

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Hatsy Rei It is an approved quiz. Thanks for your answer. I will write to sololearn now.

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Gordon this is what Dennis means https://code.sololearn.com/ctfGEo31xb2a/?ref=app

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Adding to Dennis answer int a[10]; in global scope will assign 0 value to all elements.

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int a[10]{} or int a[10]{1,2,3} is not valid in C In C it is (valid in C++ also) int a[10] = {} or int a[10] = {1,2,3} And it is called list initialization in both C/C++

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~ swim ~ I think if you do {} on an aggregate type it's an aggregate initialization, like with int a[10]{}; list initialization is I think for those types that take an std::initializer_list in it's constructor. Don't quote me on that, I'm not sure either. Confusing for sure, but the C++ standard mentions aggregate initialization "N4594 § 8.5.1 [dcl.init.aggr]". I know it's not C but it's probably the same there.

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Calviղ At step of 3, The array a is not initialized at a[8], it must have displayed 0 when I submitted the quiz. However, it is displaying junk values on my device now. While the key of non assignment is demonstrated, unstable result is wrong result.

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~ swim ~ What does "in global scope" mean?

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~ swim ~ it works too~ wow~ 👏👏👏

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Only for non standard C, it would not initialise unassigned values. So with C standard, your quiz is still correct.

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Calviղ I see 36 printed in my code snippet, so sololearn C is non standard C?

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Dennis Can you kindly furnish us with an example for static, thread storage and using {} respectively?

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Dennis I think int a[10]{} or int a[1]{1,2,3} is called Direct list initialization, instead of aggregate initialization, probably bit confused here

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Dennis Yeah it is confusing. i'll check the standards 👍

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What's wrong? I think it's a correct answer.

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According to this https://stackoverflow.com/a/32708288 C standard would initialise all unassigned arithmetic values to zeros.

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Dennis you're right.

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Gordon "global scope" means globally i.e before main