Suggested reading for learning C?

George Georgalis george at
Fri Oct 1 20:10:20 PDT 2004

On Fri, Sep 10, 2004 at 09:49:40PM -0400, Joshua Coombs wrote:
>So, I'm starting to actually put some code out instead of just 
>waiting for someone to impliment my ideas.  Problem is I'm modifying 
>what to me is pretty high level C while only just able to read it 
>let alone know what I'm actually doing.  Does anyone have a 
>suggestion or three for reading material to help get myself up to 
>(For refrence, I'm working on a base proof of concept build of my 
>routing engine proposal from awhile back.  Hopefully by the time I 
>get it working fully DF will be ready to impliment it.)

I found this while trying to make sense of "volatile" -- which is to say
it conveys some pretty serious concepts while not abandoning novices,
like myself.

This is the online version of The C Book, second
edition by Mike Banahan, Declan Brady and Mark
Doran, originally published by Addison Wesley in

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE cell:646-331-2027 mailto:george at xxxxxxxxx

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