A comprehensive examination of UNIX system calls - the interface between user programs and the kernel.* features in-depth coverage of AT&T Systems III and V, IBMs PC/IX, and Microsofts Xenix 3. offers practical advice on how and when to use - and not use - system calls, based on the authors extensive experience with UNIX. provides hints on making applications portable. emphasizes strengths and limitations of UNIX. explains the rationale behind many UNIX design features. contains a logical grouping of system calls to facilitate study in conjunction with operating system texts. contains over 100 detailed, tested example programs.
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A comprehensive examination of UNIX® system calls--the interface between user programs and the kernel.From the Back Cover:
The value of this book lies in its ability to draw out the UNIX system's magnificent blend of simplicity and power - the strengths, weaknesses, and underlying rationale contained in each UNIX design feature.Shows how, when, and why system calls are used in important UNIX versions to interface user subroutines and commands with Kernel facilities.Now systems programmers, software engineers, and C/UNIX users can cover UNIX system calls easily and portable with this complete, detailed, how-to reference.
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Book Description Prentice Hall PTR, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110130118184
Book Description Prentice Hall PTR, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130118184
Book Description Prentice Hall PTR, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0130118184