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Convert String to Bits in C
char * convertStringToBits(char * string) {
int i;
int stringLength = strlen(string);
int mask = 0x80; /* 10000000 */
char *charArray;
charArray = malloc(8 * stringLength + 1);
if(charArray == NULL) {
printf("An error occured!\n");
return NULL; //error - cant use charArray
}
for(i = 0; i < stringLength; i++) {
mask = 0x80;
char c = string[i];
int x = 0;
while(mask > 0) {
char n = (c & mask) > 0;
printf("%d", n);
charArray[x++] = n;
mask >>= 1; /* move the bit down */
}
printf("\n");
}
return charArray;
}
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