For example we have assembler variable "foo" defined as:

.text:00001078 foo      DCD 0xffffffff, 0xffffeeee

How it(variable foo) would look like in c++(or whatever higher lang)???

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Many possibilities.

long long foo=0xffffffffffffeeee (assuming big endian mode)

long long foo=0xffffeeeeffffffff (assuming big endian mode)

int foo[2]={-1, -4370}

short foo[4]={-1, -1, -1, -4370}

char foo[16]="\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xee\xee\xee\xee"

struct { int a, short b, short c } foo = { -1, -1, -4370 } (and variations depending on endianness)

You really can't determine the original type of initalized data without looking at the code that uses it.


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