Input buffer

Posted by: Skull

Input buffer - 09/26/02 04:47 AM

I am trying to make a program in C but am running into problems with my input buffer storing characters that i dont want it to store. Is their a simple way to wipe this buffer clean every time i run though the loop i have it going through?

Regards,

Skull
Posted by: SilentRage

Re: Input buffer - 09/26/02 02:11 PM

yeah, I had a problem with that in my buffer in my telnet router program. Here's what I did:

ZeroMemory(&buffer[0], 4096);

Full code found at:
ftp://serialcoders.sytes.net/Router/TelnetRouter_v3.0.zip
Posted by: Skull

Re: Input buffer - 09/30/02 04:34 AM

Thanks Mr. Rage

An Alternitvie solution that i found is the setbuf(); function in conjuncture with the fflush() funcition. The set buf allows you to use a user defined var as your inputbuffer with a size that you spefify. Then using the fflush() it will flush that buffer retruning the null character to the first slot.

Regards,

Skull