Glibc and the kernel user-space API
Posted Jan 31, 2013 0:09 UTC (Thu) by mkerrisk
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And the documentation in man(2) is very schizophrenic, as it is sometimes about the syscall and sometimes about the glibc interface or quirks. Ideally there should be entries in man 2 and man 3 for some more calls (or all of them?).
There's some relevant thoughts about this
The main point is that the user shouldn't (as far as I am concerned) need to consult two pages to get the information they need.
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