The Linux Programmer's Guide
by Sven Goldt, at al.
Number of pages: 131
The Linux Programmer's Guide is meant to do what the name implies-- It is to help Linux programmers understand the peculiarities of Linux. By its nature, this also means that it should be useful when porting programs from other operating systems to Linux. Therefore, this guide must describe the system calls and the major kernel changes which have effects on older programs like serial I/O and networking.
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