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Date:      Sat, 30 Sep 2006 10:06:34 -0400
From:      Chuck Swiger <>
Subject:   Re: Question:socket sources
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> For example:
> int     socket(int domain, int type, int protocol);
> int     bind(int s, const struct sockaddr *addr, socklen_t addrlen);
> Browsing through your WWW CVS repository I'm just finding sources for MAN pages in directory / src / lib / libc / sys: 
> access.2, connect.2 and so on. 
> But where are the C sources of these calls? Or are the sources of these system calls not available?

C functions from section 2 of the manpages are "system calls", which means 
that a stub function is generated in libc via, but most of the 
work in done in the kernel:


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