O'Reilly logo

The CERT ® C Coding Standard: 98 Rules for Developing Safe, Reliable, and Secure Systems, Second Edition by Robert C. Seacord

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 2. Declarations and Initialization (DCL)

Chapter Contents

Image

Risk Assessment Summary

Image

Image DCL30-C. Declare objects with appropriate storage durations

Every object has a storage duration that determines its lifetime: static, thread, automatic, or allocated.

According to the C Standard, 6.2.4, paragraph 2 [ISO/IEC 9899:2011]:

The lifetime of an object is the portion of program execution during which storage is guaranteed to be reserved for it. An ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required