e. Disadvantages of C programming

No Garbage Collection

Garbage collection is a feature that automatically reclaims memory from objects no longer needed by an application or library. It can be used for both automatic and manual garbage collection. Automatic garbage collection occurs when there is insufficient free space on the heap to allocate new objects; this may occur because all available physical RAM was allocated to other processes running on the computer system. Manual garbage collection involves explicitly freeing unused blocks of memory with calls to functions such as malloc.

But in C/C++ languages, there’s no such feature of garbage collection as the culture of these languages is to leave storage management to the developer or programmer. Hence, it would be technically tedious and harsh on pockets to implement a precise garbage collector for C / C++.

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