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reply Paul Warren <Paul_member pathlink.com> writes:
Hi Walter/all,

Can you tell me what the error is below.  Error message reads
"need explicit cast to convert from int to *char". The line 
of the bug is marked by      ***** Problem this line *****

Thanks

Paul





/*--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Function:  Correct_temp
Purpose:   Remove '\' (Backslash) from strings
Returns:   Nothing
-------------------------------------------------------------------------*/
void correct_temp(char *old_temp, char *new_temp,int array_size)
{
char *old_temp_ptr,*new_temp_ptr;
int  array_ctr = 0;

old_temp_ptr = old_temp;
new_temp_ptr = new_temp;

while( array_ctr < array_size)
{
if( *old_temp_ptr == '"')
{
old_temp_ptr++;
array_ctr++;
}
else if(*old_temp_ptr == "\"")  ***** Problem this line *****
{
old_temp_ptr++;
array_ctr++;
}
else
{
*new_temp_ptr = *old_temp_ptr;
array_ctr++;
new_temp_ptr++;
old_temp_ptr++;
}
}
}
Aug 21 2003
parent reply "Walter" <walter digitalmars.com> writes:
Replace "\"" with '"' and it should work.

"Paul Warren" <Paul_member pathlink.com> wrote in message
news:bi3isl$1h01$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Hi Walter/all,

 Can you tell me what the error is below.  Error message reads
 "need explicit cast to convert from int to *char". The line
 of the bug is marked by      ***** Problem this line *****

 Thanks

 Paul

 Function:  Correct_temp
 Purpose:   Remove '\' (Backslash) from strings
 Returns:   Nothing
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------*

 void correct_temp(char *old_temp, char *new_temp,int array_size)
 {
 char *old_temp_ptr,*new_temp_ptr;
 int  array_ctr = 0;

 old_temp_ptr = old_temp;
 new_temp_ptr = new_temp;

 while( array_ctr < array_size)
 {
 if( *old_temp_ptr == '"')
 {
 old_temp_ptr++;
 array_ctr++;
 }
 else if(*old_temp_ptr == "\"")  ***** Problem this line *****
 {
 old_temp_ptr++;
 array_ctr++;
 }
 else
 {
 *new_temp_ptr = *old_temp_ptr;
 array_ctr++;
 new_temp_ptr++;
 old_temp_ptr++;
 }
 }
 }

Aug 21 2003
parent reply Paul Warren <Paul_member pathlink.com> writes:
Hi Walter,
It Worked thanks, (it compiled anyway) im a bit
confused why '"' is equal to "\"" to be honest.  Can 
you explain.

Thanks 

Paul Warren


In article <bi4adn$2jpa$2 digitaldaemon.com>, Walter says...
Replace "\"" with '"' and it should work.

"Paul Warren" <Paul_member pathlink.com> wrote in message
news:bi3isl$1h01$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Hi Walter/all,

 Can you tell me what the error is below.  Error message reads
 "need explicit cast to convert from int to *char". The line
 of the bug is marked by      ***** Problem this line *****

 Thanks

 Paul

 Function:  Correct_temp
 Purpose:   Remove '\' (Backslash) from strings
 Returns:   Nothing
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------*

 void correct_temp(char *old_temp, char *new_temp,int array_size)
 {
 char *old_temp_ptr,*new_temp_ptr;
 int  array_ctr = 0;

 old_temp_ptr = old_temp;
 new_temp_ptr = new_temp;

 while( array_ctr < array_size)
 {
 if( *old_temp_ptr == '"')
 {
 old_temp_ptr++;
 array_ctr++;
 }
 else if(*old_temp_ptr == "\"")  ***** Problem this line *****
 {
 old_temp_ptr++;
 array_ctr++;
 }
 else
 {
 *new_temp_ptr = *old_temp_ptr;
 array_ctr++;
 new_temp_ptr++;
 old_temp_ptr++;
 }
 }
 }


Aug 24 2003
parent "Walter" <walter digitalmars.com> writes:
The first is a character literal, the second is a string literal. You're
going to need a good reference book on C++, check out some on
www.digitalmars.com/bibliography.html


"Paul Warren" <Paul_member pathlink.com> wrote in message
news:bibj80$1gl7$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Hi Walter,
 It Worked thanks, (it compiled anyway) im a bit
 confused why '"' is equal to "\"" to be honest.  Can
 you explain.

Aug 24 2003