operator man page

operator ā€” C operator precedence and order of evaluation

Description

This manual page lists C operators and their precedence in evaluation.

OperatorAssociativityNotes
() [] -> . ++ --left to right[1]
! ~ ++ -- + - (type) * & sizeofright to left[2]
* / %left to right
+ -left to right
<< >>left to right
< <= > >=left to right
== !=left to right
&left to right
^left to right
|left to right
&&left to right
||left to right
?:right to left
= += -= *= /= %= <<= >>= &= ^= |=right to left
,left to right

The following notes provide further information to the above table:

[1]

The ++ and -- operators at this precedence level are the postfix flavors of the operators.

[2]

The ++ and -- operators at this precedence level are the prefix flavors of the operators.

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Referenced By

The man page precedence(7) is an alias of operator(7).

2019-10-10 Linux Programmer's Manual