On Tue, 21 Aug 2001 00:06:13 -0400 (EDT) Faheem Mitha <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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'. Mart -- 'Quoth the mailserver: 554!'
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