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reading binary file(fortran code converts)

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Hello..  
I have a problem in converting fortran code to C code
The code is like this
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       open(15,file=grname,form='unformatted')

       do 10 i=1,im
       read(15) x(i)      
 10       continue
          :
          :
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I have mach experience to handling text type files but
I don't know haw I can read binary file(unformated file).
Would you please help me?
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In C, to read a binary file you must append "b" to the mode string.  

Eg.  FILE *fp;
       fp = fopen("myfile", "rb");  /*will open myfile for reading in binary                                                     mode*/

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