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Re: C library not found!

On Tue, 21 Aug 2001 00:06:13 -0400 (EDT)
Faheem Mitha <faheem@email.unc.edu> wrote:

> On 21 Aug 2001, Yong Jing Hung wrote:
> > Does anyone know why the C library doesn't work? I try to do 'man
> > fork' but it doesn not pick up. It simply says that there isn't any
> > manual page for it? Can someone help me here? Thanks.
> You want the libc info manual. Install the deb package glibc-doc (at
> least
> that is what it is called on potato), and fire up your favourite info
> viewer. The node you want is called libc. In emacs you do
> Ctrl h and then i. Type m for menu. Then enter libc at the prompt.
> Or you could use 
> info -f libc
> at a shell prompt (stand-alone info viewer).
> For fork you might want to look at the node "Creating a Process".
>                         Sincerely, Faheem Mitha.
Another possibility I might mention: the manpages for the library
functions are in the package 'manpages-dev'.


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