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Re: Help for programming in C

  I think Programming in C author Venu Gopal and prasad is good book . It deals
with unix also

On Sun, 07 Jan 2001, Sukrit K Mehra wrote:
> Hi Everyone. 
> I am learning to program in C and I have problems learning things on linux as
> most books have dos in mind. How do I avoid that?
> Also, I bought this book, The C Odyssey 3: Unix
> Its about c programming for Unix. 
> Also it had this program which doesn't run on my linux system... though a file
> called cruses.h does exist on my system.. I tried giving explicit path too.
> #include "curses.h"
> main()
> {
> 	char buff[31];
> 	initscr();
> 	clear();
> 	flushinp();
> 	addstr("Enter your String :");
> 	refresh();
> 	getstr(buff);
> 	clear();
> 	move(5,30);
> 	addstr(buff);
> 	refresh();
> 	getch();
> 	endwin();
> }
> Why doesn't this program run. Has the cruses been changed... with effect from
> ncruses. 
> What books should I read...One of my friends was saying that getch() function
> act different from dos version.. Is that true... Is there a programming how to
> that points out all these differences etc somewhere on the net. 
> sorry for the long and inchorent mail.
> Thanks
> Sukrit
> Ps... maybe somebody could point me to a nice mailing list on C and related
> topics. 
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