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C_str error

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When I try to compile this:

void copy(int a){
stringstream profile;
char profilepath[50];
ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%userprofile%",profilepath,250);
profile <<"xcopy " << profilepath << "/appdata/roaming/.minecraft/saves/world" << a << " /world" << a << "/s";
system(profile.c_str());
cout << "Copied files successfully. Press any key to exit";
getch();
GameRunning = false;
}

I get
Quote:
1>c:\badprogramer\minecraft helper\minecraft helper\main.cpp(60) : error C2039: 'c_str' : is not a member of 'std::basic_stringstream<_Elem,_Traits,_Alloc>'
1> with
1> [
1> _Elem=char,
1> _Traits=std::char_traits<char>,
1> _Alloc=std::allocator<char>
1> ]

I am trying to make a program that copies files, but this has set me back. Help is appreciated.

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c_str is a member of std::string, not std::stringstream.

You want to write profile.str().c_str(), which first gets a string from the string-stream, and then gets a c-string from the string.

[edit]Ninja'd =)

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