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  1. #1
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    C programming , fopen

    I wants to open a file in binary form at .
    as you know b letter in fopen function is for opening the files , but it dosent open it in binary format .(found in man page ''b'' don't work in ANCY C)
    is there any other function to do that or i can do it with fopen ?!!!!
    thanks for your attention

  2. #2
    All files are opened in "binary" format on Linux. It's a kludge that had to be introduced to cope with Micro$oft text files that use stupid line terminations (\r\n). It's MS text files that have to opened "specially" to merge the \r\n into a single \n. Have you actually got a problem, or did the ANSI C reference in the manpage confuse you?

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