6.24 Pointers to Arrays with Qualifiers Work as Expected

In GNU C, pointers to arrays with qualifiers work similar to pointers to other qualified types. For example, a value of type int (*)[5] can be used to initialize a variable of type const int (*)[5] . These types are incompatible in ISO C because the const qualifier is formally attached to the element type of the array and not the array itself.

     extern void
     transpose (int N, int M, double out[M][N], const double in[N][M]);
     double x[3][2];
     double y[2][3];
     ...

     transpose(3, 2, y, x);