From: Niall Sheridan (ns at domain niallsheridan.com)
Date: Fri 21 Jun 2002 - 08:47:46 IST
On Fri, 21 Jun 2002 00:39:24 +0100
Brian Foster <blf at domain utvinternet.ie> wrote:
> | Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 10:31:35 +0100
> | From: nils Olofsson <nils at domain eircom.net>
> | will be up in the 'big smoke' on saturday, and i wanted to buy a good c
> | linux programming book in the book store near trinity (cannot remember
> | the name) any way i looked on amazon.com and found Begining Linux
> | Programming, I just want a good book to start off with ....
> | any Ideas
> Hodges Figgis may be the bookshop yer thinking of.
> it's not clear (to me anyways) if you want a book
> on C, or on the Linux (or GNU?) API; and if the
> API, whether a reference manual or a usage guide.
> (or is it that you want a book on *ix principles?)
> if C, I'd suggest K&R2, the original and still the
> best (IMHO):
> Brian W Kernighan and Dennis M Ritchie,
> «The C Programming Language», 2nd Edition,
> Prentice-Hall, 1988,
> ISBN 0-13-110370-9 (hardback?),
> ISBN 0-13-110362-8 (paperback?).
I bought a copy of that in Hodges & Figgis just over a week ago.
They had a few copies and it goes for around EUR50 (paperback).
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