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Old 06-24-2010, 06:19 AM   #1
Dave1024
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libc doubt!


What is the purpose of libc in an operating system ?

Is the libc is common for all OS or it is different for different OS!?

I mean source of libc build for RH is same for Ubuntu !?

Please Help me to solve my doubt !?
 
Old 06-24-2010, 06:29 AM   #2
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Libc is the basic library for C programming language.
As many of the OS programs are written in C, it is a very important library.
It is common to many OS, but the forms/versions may vary.
 
Old 06-24-2010, 06:38 AM   #3
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http://www.gnu.org/software/libc/

I think most Linux distros would use this.
 
  


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