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Allin Cottrell
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      10-11-2003
Noah Roberts wrote:
> Tim wrote:
> Stationers stats[num];
>
>> 12 }
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>> The error message says "constant expression required" and highlights
>> line 11. I want to declare it dynamically during runtime, could
>> someone explain how to do this please.

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> Stationers *stats = (Stationers*)malloc(num * sizeof(Stationers));


Or, better (losing the spurious cast):

Stationers *stats = malloc(num * sizeof *stats);

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Tim
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      10-11-2003
Cheers for the help, I'm now using the malloc function and its working well.
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