By using this site, you agree to our updated Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. Manage your Cookies Settings.
454,497 Members | 2,166 Online
Bytes IT Community
+ Ask a Question
Need help? Post your question and get tips & solutions from a community of 454,497 IT Pros & Developers. It's quick & easy.

Difference between fgetc() and getc() function

P: 4
The getc() is a macro while fgetc() is a function in the stdio.h library.Please tell me what is macro and explain the sentence.
Nov 17 '08 #1
Share this Question
Share on Google+
3 Replies


gpraghuram
Expert 100+
P: 1,275
Macro is the one which will be expanded during the preprocessing and the function body will be embedded in the calling part.

raghu
Nov 18 '08 #2

10K+
P: 13,264
You are best to read all about macros from your textbook.
Nov 18 '08 #3

weaknessforcats
Expert Mod 5K+
P: 9,197
The short answer is that it is a macro if it starts with #define. If it doesn't, then it's something else.
Nov 18 '08 #4

Post your reply

Sign in to post your reply or Sign up for a free account.