Re: cin and binary mode
Is there any chance of slightest light at the end of the tunnel in pursuing
the cin and binary mode operation together?
I am trying to see if I can open the cin in binary mode for read operation.
I am using VC++ with VS .NET 2003
While using VS 6.0, it was a piece of cake, but since there were a lot of
things just removed in VC++ .NET 2003 version, I am having a hard time
converting this little piece of code....
previously with VS 6.0 it was,
myFileBuf = new filebuf (_fileno(stdin));
myFile = myFileBuf; // stream object is stream buffer
if (!(myFile.read(data, nBytes)))
status = M_EndOfFile;
Which worked just fine.
Any ideas or hopes of converting it to VC++ .net 2003?
This should work on 2003 and 2005 (and probably VC6 as well):
//or std::istream& is = std::cin;
_setmode is MS's version of the POSIX function setmode, so this solution
should port to UNIX simply by removing the start _s.
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