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Book review: The Linux Development Platform


The name makes sense to me. After all, the FSF tools are the Linux development platform.
The Linux Development Platform might be better titled "The GNU Development Platform" since almost all of the tools discussed come from the FSF, and those that don't are nevertheless open source; as a result they will run on almost any Unix variety. You know that the 'Linux' in the title is almost just a marketing ploy, but we will forgive Prentice Hall and the authors. Certainly more people will buy this book to learn about using these tools under Linux than under any other *nix variety.
 read more | mail this link | score:7188 | -Ray, December 13, 2003
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