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SourceLib: New Code Samples Are Available

Jan 19, 2001, 20:17 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lou Grinzo)

Two new code samples have been added to SourceLib:

Name: random2
Category: Basics
Purpose: Read random numbers from the Linux system device /dev/urandom and use them to generate random integers in a specified range.
Keywords: C stdio.h stdlib.h fopen fread fclose urandom random

Name: shared_lib2
Category: Basics
Purpose: Manually load a shared library, retrieve the address of a function in the library, call it, and then unload the library. (See the make file and program.c for all the interesting details and commentary.)
Keywords: C stdio.h stdlib.h dlopen dlsym dlclose shared library so

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