Thread: Unable to open a file for reading

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    Since it doesn't compile, I would say no.

    Also, str needs to be an array. You can't read 20 chars into a buffer of size 0. BTW, if the file doesn't exist, why try to print the array?

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    printf("%s",str); should be inside the braces. same with fclose. Follow the program flow for if the file fails to open. str will be uninitialized.

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