C is a general-purpose computer programming language used for operating systems, games and other high performance work and is clearly distinct from C++. It was developed in 1972 by Dennis Ritchie for use with the Unix operating system.

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Does stat/lstat on nonexistent file cause a disk seek?

When searching for a library file from a right folder, my application currently does couple of lstat's for the possible locationslocations. Now I'm wondering whether these lstat's (application is ...
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How to install Sally on Mac? How to install libconfig package on Mac OSX

I want to install Sally http://www.mlsec.org/sally/ on MacOSX when I run ./configure, I get stuck at: No package 'libconfig' found even after installing libconfig through macports. Can anyone ...
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How do I find the installation path of binutils, gcc-3.4.4.tar.gz in Ubuntu?

I have ubuntu 8.10. In this I could find the binutils, gcc are installed. But when ever I try to know that glibc, glibc-linuxthreads are installed are not. It showing that no package is found. For ...
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Segmentation fault with strings [closed]

I do not seem to figure out why this program throws a segmentation fault on a certain compiler and does compile on an other (and then fails spectacularly): char *s = "string"; char c = 'o'; char *s2 ...
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Interprocessig comunnication [on hold]

I have a C Posix program and I want to design a method for 3 process to communicate.Basically I want to lunch two process simulaneosly,one process to write into a file and another process to read from ...
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C/C++ programs hang in Windows 7 console

I've installed Windows 7 Home Premium. It's working fine, except one major problem. When I run any C or C++ program in the console, using any software like Dev-C++, Code::Blocks or Visual Studio, it ...
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OSX zsh - Why do binaries only execute with the full path? [duplicate]

I'm just writing some small C scripts and testing them. Why dose ~ Desktop: gcc test.c -o test ; /Users/xx/Desktop/test ; work just fine while ~ Desktop: gcc test.c -o test ; test ; dose not ...
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USB Driver for Windows [closed]

I want to make a usb driver in c for windows. I have good background in c and c++. Can anybody suggest me how should i start my development?any suggestion?
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How to create a local server to compile and run programs in C, Java,..etc [closed]

How can I create a local server on my Ubuntu laptop which is able to compile and run C, Java, Ruby, Python, etc code? And I want to use that service from my tablet through WiFi.
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Best assembler -> C book? [closed]

I know there are good assembler books and there are good C/C++ books, but is there a book which maps the two programming languages/levels together?