May 10, 2012

K & R C Chapter 6 Exercise Solutions.

We have already provided solutions to all the exercises in the book "C Programming Language (2nd Edition)" popularly known as K & R C book.

In this blog post I will give links to all the exercises from Chapter 6 of the book for easy reference.

Chapter 6: Structures

  1. Exercise 6-1. Our version of getword does not properly handle underscores, string constants, comments, or preprocessor control lines. Write a better version.
    Solution to Exercise 6-1.

  2. Exercise 6-2.Write a program that reads a C program and prints in alphabetical order each group of variable names that are identical in the first 6 characters but different somewhere thereafter. Don't count words within strings and comments. Make 6 a parameter that can be set from the command line.
    Solution to Exercise 6-2.

  3. Exercise 6-3.Write a cross-referencer that prints a list of all words in a document, and, for each word, a list of the line numbers on which it occurs. Remove noise words like "the," "and," and so on.
    Solution to Exercise 6-3.

  4. Exercise 6-4. Write a program that prints the distinct words in its input sorted into decreasing order of frequency of occurrence. Precede each word by its count.
    Solution to Exercise 6-4.

  5. Exercise 6-5. Write a function undef that will remove a name and definition from the table maintained by lookup and install .
    Solution to Exercise 6-5.

  6. Exercise 6-6. Implement a simple version of the #define processor (i.e., no arguments) suitable for use with C programs, based on the routines of this section. You may also find getch and ungetch helpful.
    Solution to Exercise 6-6.
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