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 UWA week 40 (2nd semester, week 10) ↓
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3:53am Tue 4th Oct, Christopher M.

ANONYMOUS wrote:
> I am assuming that the indexfile does not exist and we have to create it so does that mean that the program is meant to create a file(?) and place them in a directory or this indexfile is simply just the data structures we created on the program? I am confused about this because in the 2nd invocation explanation, it says that if -f is absent then the default is /tmp/trove
Initially the trove file does not exist. You will need to create it before you can write to it, usually by open()ing it with the correct option to create it. The filename to be created is named /tmp/trove, unless you provide another filename with the -f command-line option.

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