Thread: What is Host Environment?

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    C/C++Newbie Antigloss's Avatar
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    What is Host Environment?

    Quote Originally Posted by C99
    int fflush(FILE *ostream);

    If ostream points to an output stream or an update stream in which the
    most recent operation was not input, the fflush function causes any
    unwritten data for that stream to be delivered to the host environment to
    be written to the file; otherwise, the behavior is undefined.
    As is shown above. What is host environment?

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    It's a technical term from the C standard. In layman's terms, it's the operating system. Though this definition is not entirely accurate, it is sufficient for all practical purposes.
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