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  1. Actually, it's easy to extend this hypothesis to...

    Actually, it's easy to extend this hypothesis to any repository of educational information.

    Takes these forums for instance. Beginner's questions are in the majority. Sometimes more complicated...
  2. Finding only beginner's books is a common...

    Finding only beginner's books is a common phenomenon in publishing because all the buy-but-dont-reads, wannabee's and people who give up easily are part of the market. And its way way bigger than...
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    Thanks for asking to check 99 lines of code,...

    Thanks for asking to check 99 lines of code, especially because I have a fast way of checking code with ONE glance, because I check for comments, that is lines with // or /* */
    and in your case the...
  4. Do you know what this means? I don't and I don't...

    Do you know what this means? I don't and I don't think even the many gurus on this site will know. That's because "sentenal" is not a English word. If that second "e" was an "i" and the "a" was an...
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    I am not sure what the word Null is doing there....

    I am not sure what the word Null is doing there. I also don't know what it is. I am sure you know that it is not the same as "NULL".

    Also the assignment says find the "first word" that's the set...
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    Many thanks stahta01 and Cat for your...

    Many thanks stahta01 and Cat for your suggestions. I agree with both of you this "file boundary modification" seems a mad idea now.

    Equally, I also think that - in general terms - is there is a...
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    The first question doesn't seem to be answered...

    The first question doesn't seem to be answered yet, but - as mentioned - gdb is the tool to use and the compilation needs to have debugging symbols options enabled.

    The command is simply "gdb...
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    behead/truncate large file

    Hi,

    I have a pretty big wav file and want cut off a small bit of the front, or a small bit of the back. To get and idea of size says its 2MB front or back bits from a 1GB file.

    So there are...
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    Thanks Adak for the comment.

    Thanks Adak for the comment.
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    searching for c code

    Bit embarrassed about this trivial question, but actually I think it's _deceptively_ trivial and it's about how to conduct google searches for specifically c code.

    I do this when starting to code...
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    linked lists for set operations, right?

    Hi

    I want to create simple sets, say a bunch of different names,

    and then go deleting a few of the names and perhaps adding some others, all the time knowing how big and small the set gets and...
  12. hmm .. yes, I see where this is going now guys,...

    hmm .. yes, I see where this is going now guys, thanks, ... a mini-project.

    I think I might do a perl script to replace the line for the time being. thanks!
  13. Thanks for your response, cph. That article is...

    Thanks for your response, cph.

    That article is indeed a start, it talks about accepting arguments on the command line at the most basic level.

    However, I'd hate to start that far back. Also,...
  14. pass mathematical expression as a command line argument

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    I have a simple program to evaluate integrals via monte-carlo.

    Currently the program has a hard coded expression on which to perform the integration, but I'd like to be able to pass in a...
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    Hi, Thanks for all your comments. I take the...

    Hi,

    Thanks for all your comments. I take the main point of cleaning up my snippets and turning some of them into libraries. That's going to be a good deal of extra work, but it seems to be a best...
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    lone wolf c programming habits

    Hi,

    I was trying to improve my habits in order to program more efficiently. I wanted to post some opinons, in the hope other might make some suggestions (the "stop programming!" one is not allowed...
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    use nextInt() instead of netxtInt() is what I'm...

    use nextInt() instead of netxtInt() is what I'm saying. i.e. spelling mistake!
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    excuse the wild guess, but mnemonics can't be so...

    excuse the wild guess, but mnemonics can't be so bad that when asking for next int, they use the method name netxtInt()? :-D
  19. Thread: gcc(slackware)

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    By default Slackware will/should already have gcc...

    By default Slackware will/should already have gcc all set up to go. if the command "gcc -v" does not get you version info, then you need to check your PATH environment variable. /usr/bin is where it...
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    thanks nonoob, that was it. great stuff. Salem,...

    thanks nonoob, that was it. great stuff.
    Salem, was interested in seeing your search options, but I didn't get any hits from that linked, even when logged in.
    Thanks for help.
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    pff .. the "advanced" search function is pretty...

    pff .. the "advanced" search function is pretty low-powered if the mods don't mind my saying so.

    Hang on: when at the root of a certain forum, there is a sub-search (so to speak) function...
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    The search functionality here on the boards...

    The search functionality here on the boards doesn't allow searching within a particular forum, or so it seems to me.

    I recall this thread actually did not have the game of life in the title. Most...
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    game of life challenge thread

    a few years back, there somebody posted a challenge here to write a speed optimised game of life, and my search results for this aren't coming up with it.

    It was a good thread with the...
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    thanks for the answer laserlight, some pointers...

    thanks for the answer laserlight, some pointers there too to things I need to investigate ... I'm lazy about looking to into the standards! :-)
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    pros and cons, auto array allocation

    Hi,

    sorry if this has been asked a few times, it's about automatic allocation of an array as in:


    char array[BUF];
    This is a runtime allocation. Pros and cons: It does not require freeing,...
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