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Programming with GNU software

Programming with GNU software

Author: Michael Kosta Loukides; Andrew Oram
Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly & Associates, ©1997.
Series: Nutshell handbook.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

This package is intended for programmers who are new to UNIX or who would like to make better use of the system. The tools come from the Free Software Foundation, which directs the GNU project, and  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kosta Loukides; Andrew Oram
ISBN: 1565921127 9781565921122
OCLC Number: 36172054
Notes: "Tools from Cygnus support."--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
Details: Platforms covered: SunOS4.1.3 and Solaris2.4 for Sun SPARC4; HP-UX for the HP9000/700; AIX 3 for IBM RS/6000; Irix 5.3 for SGI's Iris/Indigo; and Digital UNIX for the Alpha.
Contents: Preface. Chapter 1. Towards a Free Software Development Environment UNIX, the Programmer's Playground What Is Free Software? The Software in This Book Installing Binaries Updating Your Tools The Free Software CulturE. Chapter 2. Introduction to the UNIX Operating System Logging In to UNIX UNIX Commands The UNIX Filesystem Online Documentation Standard Input and Output Controlling Execution Shell Programs Shell Customization Other Basic Tools. Chapter 3. Editing Source Code with Emacs Getting Emacs Started Basic Editing in C Mode Compiling Without Leaving Emacs Shell Windows Tags Some Other Modes and Commands. Chapter 4. Compiling and Linking with gcc C Compilation Assembling a C Program Linking Programs Creating Libraries Cross-Compilation. Chapter 5. Libraries Error Handling Signals Time System Interface Issues C++ Classes Libraries and Licensing. Chapter 6. Debugging C and C++ Programs Compilation for gdb Starting gdb Basic gdb Commands Variable Scope and Context Moving Up and Down the Call Stack C++ Programs Interface to Emacs Command Completion and Abbreviations Attaching to an Existing Process Quick Reference. Chapter 7. Automatic Compilation with make Creating a makefile Invoking make make and RCS Error Messages Some Final Notes. Chapter 8. Source Management with RCS Revision Trees Basic Operations More About Checking In New and Old Generations Other Features The Next Step. Chapter 9. Program Timing and Profiling Simple Timings Introduction to Profiling Generating a Profile with gprof Appendix A. What Is Cygnus Support? Appendix B. Building GNU Software from Sources Appendix C. Data Representations Appendix D. The GNU General Public License Index
Series Title: Nutshell handbook.
Responsibility: Mike Loukides and Andy Oram.
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