By W. Richard Stevens

For greater than two decades, critical C programmers have trusted one e-book for sensible, in-depth wisdom of the programming interfaces that force the UNIX and Linux kernels: W. Richard Stevens’ complex Programming within the UNIX® surroundings . Now, once more, Rich’s colleague Steve Rago has completely up to date this vintage paintings. the recent 3rd version helps today’s top systems, displays new technical advances and most sensible practices, and aligns with model four of the only UNIX Specification.

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