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|Full description=GNU C Library (glibc) is one of the most important components of the GNU Hurd and most modern GNU/Linux distributions. It is used by almost all C programs and provides the most essential program interface.
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|Full description=The GNU C Library (glibc) is one of the most important components of the GNU Hurd and most modern GNU/Linux distributions. It is used by almost all C programs and provides the most essential program interface.
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|Computer languages=C
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|Documentation note=C Library reference manual available online from http://www.gnu.org/software/libc/manual/ and in printed form from https://order.fsf.org/#manuals or 1-617-542-5942
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|Related projects=Shared_Memory_Manager
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|Keywords=regex,kernel,programming,C,glibc,hurd,C library,GNU C library
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|Version identifier=2.19
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|Version date=2014/02/07
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|Version status=stable
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|Last review by=genium
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|Last review date=2014/02/09
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=2.11.1
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|Version date=2009-12-29
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|Is GNU=Yes
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|GNU package identifier=libc
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|License verified date=2010-05-21
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|License=LGPL
 
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|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
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|Real name=C Library Steering Committee
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|Real name=Andreas Schwab
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|Email=schwab@issan.informatik.uni-dortmund.de
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|Real name=Miles Bader
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|Real name=Thomas Bushnell
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Revision as of 10:21, 9 February 2014

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GNU C Library

https://www.gnu.org/software/libc/
Library for use with GNU/Hurd and GNU/Linux

The GNU C Library (glibc) 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 GNU/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

C Library reference manual available online from http://www.gnu.org/software/libc/manual/ and in printed form from https://order.fsf.org/#manuals or 1-617-542-5942

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:libc

Download

Download version 2.25 (stable)
released on 5 February 2017

VCS Checkout

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:LGPLKelly Hopkins21 May 2010



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
C Library Steering Committee Maintainer
Andreas Schwab Contributor
Miles Bader Contributor
Thomas Bushnell Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperE-mailmailto:libc-alpha@gnu.org
HelpE-mailmailto:libc-announce@sources.redhat.com
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git
WikiHomepagehttps://sourceware.org/glibc/wiki/
DeveloperDownloadhttp://ftpmirror.gnu.org/libc/
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceware.org/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi?product=glibc
Bug Tracking,SupportE-mailmailto:bug-glibc@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 February 2017.



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