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 Using Gnulib to improve software portability

How to use Gnulib to write more portable code.

"Many, if not most, free and open source software projects are developed primarily on Linux-based systems using the GNU C Library (glibc). Projects that use glibc are likely to depend on functions that are not available on systems that use different C libraries, such as the different BSD flavors. When packages are built on systems that don't use glibc they often fail, because the other C libraries are missing functions found in glibc. The GNU Portability Library can help developers with cross-platform programming needs."
Linux.com | Using Gnulib to improve software portability

 (Submitted by Noel Thu Dec 29, 2005 )


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