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Latest revision as of 10:44, 6 August 2020

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GNU C Library

https://www.gnu.org/software/libc/
The GNU C Library.

The GNU C Library is the standard C library of the GNU system. It defines the system calls and other basic functionality necessary to write programs in the C language. It handles low-level functionality that communicates with the kernel, such as process and file management, as well as higher-level functionality such as string manipulation or command-line argument handling.

In GNU/Linux distributions, the C library works with the Linux kernel to implement the operating system behavior seen by user applications. In GNU Hurd, it works with a microkernel and Hurd servers.

The GNU C Library implements much of the POSIX.1 functionality in the GNU system, using configurations i[4567]86-*-gnu. The current Hurd support requires out-of-tree patches that will eventually be incorporated into an official GNU C Library release.

It is one of the most important components of the GNU operating system and its variants GNU/Linux. It is used by almost all C programs and provides the most essential program interface.

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/libc/manual/

https://sourceware.org/glibc/wiki/FAQ/

Selection from the FSF shop

Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman

Introduction to the Command Line

Using GCC: The GNU Compiler Collection Reference Manual, v. 3.3

Debugging with GDB: The GNU Source-Level Debugger, V 7.3.1

GCC Starter Pack



Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement



If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org


"IRC general" IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/#glibc

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