GCC function call library for Ubuntu documentation

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Tue Mar 11 15:17:37 UTC 2008


Forrest Myers wrote:
> I'm an old C programmer but most om my experience has been on IBM OS/2 
> and Windoze. I'm new to linux. I'm looking for documentation on the 
> standard C library functions for use with GCC and linux.  I used to have 
> a very fine book from Microsoft describing their library calls for C but 
> do not have it available. Is there online documentaion for the GCC 
> libraries and if so, where is it?
> I have the devhelp package installed and have lots of documentation 
> under it but have not been able to find any C library information such 
> as something as simple as fprintf(). Thanks for any help in point me in 
> the right direction.

They appear to be in the manpages-dev package.

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