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4:17pm Thu 19th Oct, Christopher M.

ANONYMOUS wrote:
> 1. Since we are exiting after any problems with memory allocation, does that mean we do not need to realloc() to a temporary variable first, check for NULL, and then assign that temporary variable to our main variable? Or should we do it as good practice anyway?
It's a good practice, but there is probably nothing that we can do if an error is detected.
> 2. Do we have to dynamically allocate memory for the char array that stores every line of the source file while copying, or is it possible to use a constant here? (I think I saw BUFSIZ somewhere?).
Keep in mind that the files might not be text/source files, and so the notion of a 'line' may make no sense.

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