Re: No special meaning to '\0': just like any other character
Alf P. Steinbach wrote:
* Alf P. Steinbach:
I am reading an 'mpeg file' from the socket. In read socket I specify
a 'char* buffer' to read the file. However, the content of actual data
contain '\0' characters at various places.
When I read the full content I copy the char* buffer into a string type
variable. The code looks
char * buf;
int size = 256;
len = read(sockFd, buf, size);
content = buf;
string content const( buf, buf + len );
Sorry, transposition errors are usually at the letter level, but somehow
here at the word level.
string const content( buf, buf + len );
My content variable is already constructed so after I have buf with me,
the only operation
I am allowed is assignment.
Why don't you just move the declaration?
Or invent a new name?
Or if neither of these options feel right, use the named 'assign' member
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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