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m_kk's Avatar, Join Date: Dec 2007
Newbie Member
Hello,

I am completey new to c++ and programming too. Couls come one explain me what does this statement do

sprintf(buffer, "%s %s/- %s %s\r\n", url, client_ip, clientName, method);

url,client_ip, clientName and method are variables.
shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
Go4Expert Founder
The statement populates the buffer with the values of url, client_ip, clientName, method in the format specified in the quotes.
m_kk's Avatar, Join Date: Dec 2007
Newbie Member
Thank you. does it mean they will be stored in the format url client_ip-clientName method?. also i know \n is new line what does \r specify?