GCC function call library for Ubuntu documentation

Michael R. Head burner at suppressingfire.org
Fri Mar 21 08:07:40 UTC 2008


On Tue, 2008-03-11 at 11:03 -0400, 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.

Just came across this post, but in addition to installing the man pages,
you can find the documentation online:

For GCC: http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc-4.3.0/gcc/
For the GNU libc library:
http://www.gnu.org/software/libc/manual/html_node/index.html

> Forrest Myers AG4ND
> 
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Michael R. Head <burner at suppressingfire.org>
http://www.cs.binghamton.edu/~burner/
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