stdin

The standard input stream

Synopsis:

#include <stdio.h>

FILE * stdin;

Description:

This global variable defines the standard input stream. It's set to the console by default, but you can redirect it by calling freopen() .

STDIN_FILENO, which is defined in <unistd.h>, defines the file descriptor that corresponds to stdin.

Classification:

ANSI, POSIX 1003.1

Last modified: 2013-12-23

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