Error de gets

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Sun Aug 15 2021 20:38:50 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Saved by @luisjdominguezp #c

#include <stdio.h>
int main () {
    char username[8];
    int allow = 0;
    printf external link("Enter your username, please: ");
    gets(username);
    if (grantAccess(username)) {
        allow = 1;
    }
    if (allow != 0) {
        privilegedAction();
    }
    return 0;
}
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Nowadays, this code requires special flags to compile, also, it may need special environment, but it's an example of what happened before, and an illustration about how things can go wrong by generalising.