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Reading data from a file

I am learning C# and was wandering if there is a straightforward way to read
a binary file created by C++. For example, I have a data structure as
follows:

typedef struct _data
time_t date;
int seq;
char name[20];
short bday;
BOOL bIsWorking;
};

My first question is for just reading data back into a C# data structure,
will I need to create a struct using the same techniques for passing data to
unmanaged code (Runtime.Intero p.Services)?
Second, how could I read this in using a data structure, is that possible?

Thanks for any help, I'll keep plugging a way at it any way!

Reuben
Feb 9 '06 #1
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See there
http://groups.google.com/group/micro...014e3083fe9cd0
I am learning C# and was wandering if there is a straightforward way to read
a binary file created by C++. For example, I have a data structure as
follows:

My first question is for just reading data back into a C# data structure,
will I need to create a struct using the same techniques for passing data to
unmanaged code (Runtime.Intero p.Services)?
Second, how could I read this in using a data structure, is that possible?


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Feb 9 '06 #2

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