Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 01-31-2008, 02:31 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Sep 2006
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
looking for the source to sleep()

There must be tools to answer the following questions

1. What library contains a specific function (such as sleep)?

2. What functions does a given library supply?

What are those tools, please ?

I presume, if I knew the library, I could easily find the source but I'd be happy if you would educate me if you sense a misunderstanding.

Old 01-31-2008, 02:46 PM   #2
Registered: Dec 2007
Location: Charleston WV, USA
Distribution: Slackware 12.2, Arch Linux Amd64
Posts: 896

Rep: Reputation: 70
Well, for the second question you might try using the nm command
Something like lis:

nm /usr/lib/ | grep W


library, tools, utilities

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
sleep() munna_dude Programming 15 05-17-2007 05:25 AM
Searching for Server (BOOTP/DHCP) <sleep> <sleep> .. .. Eileen Linux - Networking 12 10-21-2005 02:14 AM
Sleep Samoth Linux - General 1 05-01-2005 07:20 PM
sleep TroelsSmit Linux - Newbie 10 05-22-2004 02:17 AM
sleep liguorir Linux - Software 1 08-10-2003 04:53 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:54 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration