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    Working with boolean...

    Seems odd the extra hoops I have to jump through to use boolean. Can anybody help me figure out what's wrong here?

    Code:
    #include <stdio.h>
    #define TRUE 1
    #define FALSE 0
    typedef int boolean;
    
    struct student
    {
            int cnt;
    };
    
    main()
    {
            boolean continue = TRUE;
            int option = 0;
    
            do
            {
                    printf("Select an option:\n\t1. View All Students\n");
                    scanf("%d", &option);
                    printf("Option: %d", option);
            } while (continue == TRUE);
    
    /* Ignore everything below this */
            struct student *s;
            s->cnt = 10;
            printf("%d\n", s->cnt);
    }
    I'm getting "parse error before 'continue'" twice and I'm not really sure why...

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    'continue' is a reserved keyword in C.



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    BTW, isn't that kind of an infinite loop? Since you never change your value for the variable of the while, "continue" then the loop will keep going forever. I'm just not sure because I woke up 10 minutes ago and its 7:41AM here

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    Originally posted by Sebastiani
    'continue' is a reserved keyword in C.
    Ah, I should have known...

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    The ANSI C99 standard already provides a boolean data type.

    #include <stdbool.h>

    bool/true/false

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