string to char* in betterC

9il ilyayaroshenko at
Wed Mar 11 16:10:48 UTC 2020

On Wednesday, 11 March 2020 at 16:07:06 UTC, Abby wrote:
> What is the proper way to get char* from string which is used 
> in c functions? toStringz does returns:
> /usr/include/dmd/phobos/std/array.d(965,49): Error: TypeInfo 
> cannot be used with -betterC
> and I think string.ptr is not safe because it's not zero 
> termined. So what should I do? realloc each string with /0?
> Thank you for your help

1. Yes.
2. A compile-time known or constants always contain trailing zero.

static immutable "some text"; // contains \0 after the data.

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