C stack/scope, variable's lifetime after functions ends

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Published on 2010-04-20T06:20:56Z Indexed on 2010/04/20 6:23 UTC
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void someFunc()
    int stackInt = 4;


Is it the case that stackInt's address space could be reallocated after someFunc ends, making it unsafe to assume that the value passed to someOtherFunc represents the stackInt variable with value 4 that was passed to it? In other words, should I avoid passing stack variables around by address and expecting them to still be alive after the function they were initialised in has ended?

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