nbaztec, this is the C forum. C++ does not work here. ;)
> I want a function which can return a string and also it should be able to take DEFAULT string arguments....
C does not support either default arguments or function overloading, so the simple answer is you cannot do it. The not so simple answer is you can probably do it with compiler extensions and/or tricks, but the end result is probably not worth the extra effort and complexity. You can read more on Stack Overflow.
> This thread can(should) be moved right?
Why? It is not confirmed that the OP even *wants* C++, and errors in compiling your sample code strongly suggests that he is trying to compile as C. Ed is not convinced that "use C++" is the right answer to the question here.
> Well the OP wants default arguments, which he can't get in C
It is not always practical to switch programming languages, even when the languages are highly compatible like C and C++. The OP is using C for a reason, and we should not dismiss his choice so readily. ;)
> you know of any work-abouts?
Yes. Ed posted a link with ideas on how to get default arguments in C.
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