Walt Mankowski on 5 Jan 2004 03:49:02 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] Recommended Reading

On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 09:49:49PM -0500, Mike Chirico wrote:
> 1. "Advanced Linux Programming", by Mark Mitchell,
> Jeffrey Oldham, and Alex Samuel, of CodeSourcery.
> http://www.advancedlinuxprogramming.com/alp-folder
> It's free. I highly recommend this book. It has a lot of good
> examples of writing programs that work with  Processes, Pipes,
> Message Queues, Shared Memory etc. It also details a complete
> application "Web Server" that dynamically serves up pages.
> 2. "Interprocess Communications in Linux: The Nooks & Crannies",
> John Shapley Gray.
> This book covers a lot of what was in the book above, but using C++
> instead of C, and the topics go into  more depth. It focuses on
> Red Hat Linux.   A great read for learning how it take advantage
> of you system. This book was published in January of 2003.  I think
> it sells for $38?

How much does it focus on Red Hat?  I'd think by the time you're
working with pipes and queues and such, you're dealing more with the
kernel than any particular distribution.


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