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Old 07-27-2003, 12:00 PM   #1
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just wondering.. what is the role of glib or glibc or whatever..?


im just curious...
coz there are tons of progz that checks the glib version..
hmmmmm
what does glib glibc or whatever do?
im using redhat8.. what version of glib is installed on my system?
thank you
 
Old 07-27-2003, 12:01 PM   #2
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what is the major role of this prog? hmmmmmm
 
Old 07-27-2003, 12:04 PM   #3
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well which do you want? glib or glibc?

glib is the low-level core library that forms the basis of GTK+ and GNOME. It provides data structure handling for C, portability wrappers, and interfaces for such runtime functionality as an event loop, threads, dynamic loading, and an object system, while glibc is the GNU C library which contains many functions and procedures for running the core of linux and any application.
 
Old 07-27-2003, 12:05 PM   #4
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Go here on your red hat 8 system:
Code:
[root@localhost bsl1]# cd /usr/share/doc/glibc-2.3.2
[root@localhost glibc-2.3.2]# ls -l
total 308
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         3712 Sep 30  2002 BUGS
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         7284 Jan 11  2001 CONFORMANCE
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        18009 Jul  6  2001 COPYING
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        26536 Aug 26  2002 COPYING.LIB
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        82646 Feb 21 00:17 FAQ
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        24053 Dec  9  2002 INSTALL
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        10728 Aug 20  2002 LICENSES
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        53428 Mar  2 05:45 NEWS
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        10938 Mar 10  2000 NOTES
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         6016 Sep  4  2002 PROJECTS
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         3510 Feb 20 20:27 README
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         5272 Jul 20  2000 README.hesiod
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        31516 Nov  5  1996 README.libm
There's also a README in:
Code:
[root@localhost doc]# cd glib-1.2.10
[root@localhost glib-1.2.10]# ls -l
total 172
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root          802 Feb 25  1999 AUTHORS
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       120836 Mar 15  2001 ChangeLog
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        26428 Aug 23  1999 COPYING
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        10259 Mar 15  2001 NEWS
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         2032 Mar 15  2001 README
[root@localhost glib-1.2.10]# less README
[root@localhost glib-1.2.10]# pwd
/usr/share/doc/glib-1.2.10
regards....

Last edited by itsjustme; 07-27-2003 at 12:11 PM.
 
Old 07-28-2003, 01:15 PM   #5
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ah i thought glib and glibc is the same....
kewlll
thanks
 
Old 07-28-2003, 01:17 PM   #6
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thanks "itsjustme"
il check it laters..
god bless
 
  


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