An example use of a function pointer source code

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using namespace std;
/* typedef a function pointer for a function returning int and taking argument as int.
typedef int(*pt2Func)(int);

/* function performing square */
int sqr(int x)
/* function returning function pointer pt2Func */
pt2Func GetPtr(const char Code)
 return (*sqr);

int main()
    pt2Func xyz = GetPtr('j');
    cout << (*xyz)(5) << endl;
    return 0;


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