Re: [Coding] fopen?

From: George Greer (
Date: 04/01/99

On Thu, 1 Apr 1999, Michael Cunningham wrote:

>Does any one have any ideas about how I could go about zeroing out a text
>file? What modes would i use with fopen? Or should I just use system
>calls? Basically I have a file that updates every few minutes based on
>certain factors being present but when those factors arent present I cant
>figure out how to just zero out the file. Any ideas?

FILE *thisfile = fopen("patch", "w");

       w        Truncate file to zero length or create text file for writing. The
                stream is positioned at the beginning of the file.

George Greer

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