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Getting to Know gdb

Michael Loukides Andy Oram Issue #29, September 1996 It’s worth making friends with a good C debugger. There are many reasons you might need a debugger—the most obvious being that you’re a programmer and you’ve written an application that doesn’t work right. Beyond this, Linux depends heavily both on sharing source code and on porting code from other Unix systems. ...

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Linux Programming Hints by Michael K. Johnson

Michael K. Johnson Issue #5, September 1994 For several good reasons, the Linux standard library implements standard I/O (stdio) in a somewhat strange way. Unfortunately, many programs make unwarranted assumptions about how stdio is implemented that cause the programs not to compile properly under Linux. I have alluded to this problem before in this column; this month I will explain ...

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