Requiring a shared library to access the kernel
Posted Sep 5, 2007 0:29 UTC (Wed) by bartoldeman
In reply to: Requiring a shared library to access the kernel
Parent article: LinuxConf.eu: Documentation and user-space API design
'info libc' for Glibc 2.6.1 tells me:
This is Edition 0.10, last updated 2001-07-06, of `The GNU C Library
Reference Manual', for Version 2.3.x of the GNU C Library.
which does not look very promosing.
It would be great if someone could fund a technical writer to work on this manual... the POSIX threads documentation still talks about Linuxthreads instead of NPTL, and many of the new functions mentioned in NEWS are not documented at all, or documented elsewhere.
For instance, ppoll(2) is in the man pages but not in the glibc manual, and there are many others.
I usually try to check both man pages and info to be sure.
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