skip at mojam.com
Sat Nov 20 15:21:19 CET 1999
>> A file object fp that points to the mailbox file.
Gerrit> Why is a file object often called 'fp'?
Stdio's basic data structure is a struct called FILE. It's always exposed
as a FILE * (or file pointer), hence the propensity to name variables of
type FILE * "fp":
char * filename = "/tmp/trash";
FILE *fp = fopen(filename);
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