|1.||chase pointers - To go through multiple levels of indirection, as in
traversing a linked list or graph structure. Used especially
by programmers in C, where explicit pointers are a very
common data type.|
See dangling pointer and snap.
|2.||chase pointers - (Cambridge) "pointer chase" or "pointer hunt": The process of going through a core dump, interactively or on a large piece of paper printed with hex runes, following dynamic data-structures. Used only in debugging.|