Programs that explicitly use these interfaces are commonly called system programs, and include applications such as shells, editors, windowing s Programs that explicitly use these interfaces are commonly called system programs, and include applications such as shells, editors, windowing systems, terminal emulators, file managers, compilers, database management systems, virtual machines, network servers, and much of the other software that is employed on a daily basis on Linux systems. Extensively indexed and heavily cross-referenced, The Linux Programming Interface is both an introductory guide for readers new to the topic of system programming, and a comprehensive reference for experienced system programmers. Although this book goes into detail on a wealth of Linux-specific features, it gives careful attention to contemporary Unix programming standards and to portability issues. A former Digital Equipment Corporation programmer and trainer, Kerrisk was more recently an engineer at Google and then a fellow at the Linux Foundation working on kernel-us A former Digital Equipment Corporation programmer and trainer, Kerrisk was more recently an engineer at Google and then a fellow at the Linux Foundation working on kernel-userspace interface design review, testing, and documentation.
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Each chapter also has a handful of exercises for the reader, some of which have answers in one of the appendices. See all reviews. It covers a wide array of topics dealing with the Linux operating system and operating systems in general, as well as providing a brief history of Unix and how it led to the creation of Linux. I read through the book, read it again and now reference it. Those parts I have read so far are interesting and informative.
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Kajigar Server Design Chapter After that introductory material, Kerrisk launches into the chapters that cover aspects of the system call interface. If on the other hand you use a common abstraction, intervace the filesystem, then you get the benefit of all the common tools. System Limits and Options Chapter The book starts with a history of Unix, Linux, and standards, and then progresses into the great detail the inner workings of linux and unix. This behavior differs from many BSD-derived systems which ignore permissions for Unix sock- ets.
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The Linux Programming Interface