c++ vs c
Posted Mar 28, 2008 12:00 UTC (Fri) by cortana
In reply to: c++ vs c
Parent article: Striking gold in binutils
Indeed, man pages are not really suitable for C++ (and many other languages) for the reasons you state.
If you are on a Debian system, run: apt-cache -n search libstdc++ doc and install one of those packages. Then check out its directory in /usr/share/doc.
The docs are also online at http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/libstdc++/.
A very nice quick reference to iostreams and the STL can be found at http://cppreference.com/.
I have to say I don't really prefer the man pages for C development because often they contain oudated or just plain incorrect information. I prefer to use the glibc manual directly for reference.
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