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Old 04-07-2004, 08:14 AM   #1
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source bin

if i want to modify the source code for example of ps, where i can found the file ps.c ? we have only the /bin, /usr/bin ecc.. with elf files.tnx in advance
Old 04-07-2004, 12:23 PM   #2
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bin sbin etc are where the system keeps the programs once they have been compiled.

If you have a major distribution with its own packages managment system then you may not even have the source code to the program installed. [I don't know how deb packages work]. If the source is on the computer, its probably under /usr/src,

ps is part of 'procps', and the source packages are available at

Happy Hacking!


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