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What is glibc Linux GNU C Library?

Linux provides a lot of opensource and free libraries to use operating system features easily. GNU is an opensource community which creates a lot of open source and free libraries. glibc is the short form of the GNU C Library. C Standard Library C programming language provides some standard libraries. The main standard library is named as C Standard Library which provides a lot of functions those defined in C...

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mmap Tutorial with Examples In C and C++ Programming Languages

As programmers we generally use malloc() , free() and similar functions in order to allocate memory. They are provided by glibc() library. The actual work is done by mmap() and munmap()which is a Linux systemcall. What Does mmap() Function? mmap() function or system call will create a mapping in the virtual meory of the current process.The address space consist of multiple pages and each page can be mapped some resource. We can create this mapping...

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