5.74 Mixed declarations and statements in C99

C99 enables you to mix declarations and statements within compound statements, like in C++.

For example:

void foo(float i)
{
    i = (i > 0) ? -i : i;
    float j = sqrt(i);    // illegal in C90
}
Related concepts
5.63 New language features of C99
5.65 // comments in C99 and C90
5.66 Compound literals in C99
5.67 Designated initializers in C99
5.68 Hexadecimal floating-point numbers in C99
5.69 Flexible array members in C99
5.70 __func__ predefined identifier in C99
5.71 inline functions in C99
5.72 long long data type in C99 and C90
5.73 Macros with a variable number of arguments in C99
5.75 New block scopes for selection and iteration statements in C99
5.76 _Pragma preprocessing operator in C99
5.77 Restricted pointers in C99
5.79 Complex numbers in C99
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