C Programming - Library Functions - Discussion


What is stderr ?

[A]. standard error
[B]. standard error types
[C]. standard error streams
[D]. standard error definitions

Answer: Option C


The standard error(stderr) stream is the default destination for error messages and other diagnostic warnings. Like stdout, it is usually also directed to the output device of the standard console (generally, the screen).

Guruprasath said: (Jul 11, 2014)  
In turbo C compiler stderr meaning refereed as standard error output device; is it right? or will it differs depend upon the compiler.

Abhinay S. Ganu said: (Nov 19, 2015)  
stdio what do it say? standard input output and error.

stderr() how to understand?

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