July 31st, 2013, 06:55 PM
Strings terminated by null
Could anyone please tell me why I need to terminate a string using a NULL character when I have specified how many characters it should read like:
July 31st, 2013, 07:11 PM
Because many of the string and I/O functions expect strings to be null terminated and you don't pass the length of your array to many of these functions.
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July 31st, 2013, 07:41 PM
Another thing to consider is the implicit NUL terminator; your array size isn't large enough to hold it.
August 1st, 2013, 07:11 PM
Various functions need to know where the string ends !