The Linux Programming Interface (published in October , No Starch Press, The author, Michael Kerrisk, is the maintainer of the Linux man-pages project. The Linux Programming Interface. 41 reviews. by Michael Kerrisk. Publisher: No Starch Press. Release Date: October ISBN: View table. The Linux Programming Interface (TLPI) is the definitive guide to the Linux and UNIX programming interface—the interface employed by nearly every.

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Server Design Chapter After that introductory material, Kerrisk launches into the chapters that cover aspects of the system call interface.

If on the other hand you use a common abstraction, intervace the filesystem, then you get the benefit of all the common tools. System Limits and Options Chapter The book starts with a history of Unix, Linux, and standards, and then progresses into the great detail the inner workings of linux and unix.

Stay ahead with the world’s most comprehensive technology and business learning platform. This behavior differs from many BSD-derived systems which ignore permissions for Unix sock- ets.


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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Users and Groups The Password File: Program Execution Chapter It also points out some of the interfqce and historical cruft that is carried along in that API. Michael lives with his family in Munich, Germany. Each chapter comes with sample code that is easy to read and understand.

The Linux Programming Interface

Directories and Links Chapter That would be brilliant But the book is not a collection of man pages though it covers much of the same ground. Other technical books could benefit from that style.

That’s a case where existing in the filesystem is actually useful He has written or co-written more than of the manual pages and is actively involved in the testing and design review of new Linux kernel-userspace interfaces. File Attributes Chapter Process Creation Chapter System V Shared Memory Chapter Do you complain that you can’t “rm” interfwce TCP ports, too? Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Michael lives with his family in Munich, Germany.


Linux Kernel Development 3rd Edition. File Systems Chapter Interprocess Communication Overview Chapter Read it Forward Read it first. Subscriptions are the lifeblood of LWN. Easy for me to propose a whole list of improvements for other to implement, as always!

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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: APIs which are non-extensible, unmaintainable, overly complex, limited-purpose, violations of standards, and inconsistent. Those chapters look at Unix and internet domain sockets, along with server design and advanced sockets topics.