In this particular example the unix shell program

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Unformatted text preview: d the input that you type is displayed in an italicized font. In this particular example, the Unix shell program prints a command-line prompt and waits for you to type something. After you type the string “./hello” and hit the return or enter key, the shell loads and runs the hello program from the current directory. The program prints the string “hello, world\n” and terminates. Afterwards, the shell prints another prompt and waits for the next command. The vast majority of our examples do not depend on any particular version of Unix, and we indicate this independence with the generic “unix>” prompt. In the rare cases where we need to make a point about a particular version of Unix such as Linux or Solaris, we include its name in the command-line prompt. Finally, some sections (denoted by a “*”) contain material that you might find interesting, but that can be skipped without any loss of continuity. Acknowledgements We are deeply indebted to many friends and colleagues for their thoughtful criticisms and encouragement. A sp...
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2010 for the course ELECTRICAL 360 taught by Professor Schultz during the Spring '10 term at BYU.

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