Silly newbie question - Caret character (^)
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Wed Nov 10 01:13:38 CET 2010
On 2010-11-09, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> I've been wondering why C programmers keep writing code susceptible to
> buffer overruns ;=).
Because we're dumb!
(Actually, in my defense, my code almost never, if ever, has buffer
overruns. I do in some rare cases have truncation issues with sufficiently
ridiculous input data.)
> Your two 'nitpicks' about fflush have both come up on this list as real
> issues causing people problems. So I agree that it needs to be explained
> properly and completely as you suggest.
Huh. Since Schildt fell out of favor, I've almost never seen people trying
to fflush(stdin), and the update rules are weird enough that I don't think
I've ever seen anyone try to use it. :)
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