From: Keith Thompson on 28 Apr 2010 22:23
John Gordon <gordon(a)panix.com> writes:
> In <4bd602ef$0$12421$bbae4d71(a)news.suddenlink.net> "Bill Cunningham" <nospam(a)nspam.invalid> writes:
>> const char *msg("hello world\n");
> That's not how to declare a string constant. Try this instead:
> const char *msg = "hello world\n";
Both declarations are valid in C++; only the second is valid in C.
(And he needs #include <stdlib.h> for exit().)
Keith Thompson (The_Other_Keith) kst-u(a)mib.org <http://www.ghoti.net/~kst>
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