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hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i don't want the exact code, just discuss different logic with which we can do this....

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sounds pretty crazy...

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And the source code has to actually do something itself huh?

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no restriction...it can do something else....or it can just output its own source code...

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Cuz technically you could just write a whole bunch of nonsense as a string ansd then print that :P.

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Idk why you would ever need to do this, is this some BS school assigment?

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1not assignment...just curious to know how..

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah I'm stumped on this one atm....

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I asked on the code ranch for you, so lets see what they think up....

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or just creating a billion print statements lol.

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lol, a printf inside a printf inside a printf .....and so on..infinite printfs

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0na more like int i = 0; printf("int i = 0);

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but you could literally do printf("code code code code more code yay code"); If the code doesn't have to run... 1 GIANT print statement...

duckhunt
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Dont know if this will work... but u can try file functions (read and write or standard output)... (assuming u are going to save the source code file first) just ask your code to read that file (source.c) and maybe buffer it in some array .. and then print it :P

duckhunt
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0errr... do u want this code to be platform independent?

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was also thinking that, but you would have to say what you want to write and read in :p.

rsmith6559
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How about taking argv[0], appending ".c", if the file exists, open it, getc/putc and close it?

across
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is like asking to build a screwdriver using a screwdriver. :P

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I found this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quine_(computing)

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1quine is interesting, but not in c. rsmith, can u elaborate ?

msmithhnova
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, quine is an odd area of CS. This code will print everything but the include line. #include <stdio.h> int main() { char *s="int main() { char *s=%c%s%c; printf(s,34,s,34); }"; printf(s,34,s,34); }

rsmith6559
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0C is a compiled language. The executing file isn't the source file. Therefore, the program becomes basically, a simple open a file read it in, output it and close the file. A simple guess for the source code file name is the executable file's name with ".c" appended.

KonradZuse
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0They have c++ you can change what's needed youself...e

DLS
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hint: You can save the code onto a textfile and thereafter display it directly via simple input functions :)
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