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The author is a Linux fundamentalist. He works as a Linux developer with a large organisation, and spends most of his time studying and exploring the uncharted spaces of C and Linux. He dreams of becoming a guitar player some day, and spends precious moments with LP, Cradle Of Filth and Children Of Bodom. Being an open source activist, he uses Linux for every silly little thing.

Have you ever wondered why so many files are shipped in a software source tarball for Linux? Or dreamt of making your own newly …


Function pointers are among the most powerful tools in C, but are a bit of a pain during the initial stages of learning. This …


If you are a developer, and want to change the way a library function works, this article will give you a basic idea of …