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Old 02-14-2005
volatile variable

give me the detail about volatile , applications, how to use volatile variable
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Old 02-14-2005
Normally you do not use it.

It means: tell the compiler to check the variable's contents because it could have changed since that last time it was referenced by your code- by external code, for example. It might be used in some threaded applications.

Generally, it has a negative impact on compiler optimization, and code performance.
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Old 02-18-2005
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where do we use volatile variable ., what are the different applications.

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