Chapter 11: Files, Directories, and Devices

A chapter in the Linux Programming Bible; see the Table of Contents for more.


You might think that files and directories are fairly easy to understand, but you might not know some of the more detailed points. In this chapter, you'll learn about things such as get detailed information about files (creation date, inode numbers) with stat(), get information about links, security methods, and stream vs. system call I/O.

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