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1:15pm Wed 18th Oct, Christopher M.

ANONYMOUS wrote:
> The marking rubric says "The detection of any problems with opening and reading directories, copying files, and memory allocation, should result in an error message being printed, and the program immediately terminating"
Which is consistent with what the project sheet has always said.
> Does this mean that after printing the error message, the next line of code has to be the exit() function? My implementation before seeing the rubric was to return from the current function that was running, then free all the allocated memory, and then exit() rather than abruptly exiting with unfreed memory, unclosed files/dirs, etc. I was wondering if this approach would be marked down or not?
There's no real need to free memeory on termination - [help2002] nor to close files or directories unless you need to flush a file's modified contents to disk.

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