Thread: Illegal operation

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    Illegal operation

    I have written a program which sorts 5 user inputted integers in order within an array. The program is great but the only problem comes when exiting a while loop and I recieve an "Illegal Operation" notification.

    The code for the loop is as follows:

    while (again !='n')

    /* The program itself is here but I don't think it is neccesary to include it all in this post!*/

    printf("\nWould you like to continue? (y/n)");
    scanf("%s", &again);

    I can't see a problem and when y (or any other character) is selected it loops as intended.

    Any ideas anyone?


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    do scanf("%c",&again);

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    You could use fgetc(). That works just as well (if not better).

    Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.

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