Commit 2e82f91f authored by Bruno Haible's avatar Bruno Haible

Add module descriptions.

parent 1febe996
2003-01-11 Bruno Haible <bruno@clisp.org>
* modules/*: Add a description.
* modules/strpbrk: Fix Makefile.am snippet.
* modules/strtoimax: Fix dependencies.
* modules/strtoumax: Likewise.
2003-01-11 Bruno Haible <bruno@clisp.org>
* gnulib-tool (func_create_testdir): Substitute lib_OBJECTS.
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Description:
Access control lists of files. (Unportable.)
Files:
lib/acl.h
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Description:
Search for an exact or abbreviated match of a string in an array of strings.
Files:
lib/argmatch.h
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Description:
atexit() function: register a function to be called at program termination.
Files:
lib/atexit.c
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Description:
Determination of the filename of a backup file, according to user environment
variables.
Files:
lib/backupfile.h
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Description:
Old BSD bcopy() function: copy memory area.
Files:
lib/bcopy.c
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Description:
Increase table allocation by one element.
Files:
lib/bumpalloc.h
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Description:
Stack overflow handling, causing program exit.
Files:
lib/c-stack.h
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Description:
Canonicalize a host name: return a name other hosts can understand, i.e.
usually the host name including FQDN.
Files:
lib/canon-host.c
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Description:
chown() function: change ownership of a file.
Files:
lib/chown.c
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Description:
Close stdout, checking for errors.
Files:
lib/closeout.h
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Description:
Decomposition of composed ISO-8859-1 characters.
Files:
lib/diacrit.h
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Description:
Retrieving the file descriptor of an open directory stream. (Unportable.)
Files:
lib/dirfd.h
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Description:
Extract specific portions of filenames.
Files:
lib/dirname.h
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Description:
dup2() function: duplicate an open file descriptor.
Files:
lib/dup2.c
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Description:
error() and error_at_line() functions: Error reporting.
Files:
lib/error.h
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Description:
euidaccess() function: check effective user's permissions for a file.
Files:
lib/euidaccess.c
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Description:
Manage list of filenames or wildcard patterns for --exclude option processing.
Files:
lib/exclude.h
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Description:
Set exit status for fatal signal.
Files:
lib/exitfail.h
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Description:
Error reporting for fatal errors.
Files:
lib/fatal.h
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Description:
Return a string describing the type of a file.
Files:
lib/file-type.h
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Description:
Estimate number of blocks of a file, if 'struct stat' doesn't have st_blocks.
Files:
lib/fileblocks.c
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Description:
Return a string (?rwxrwxrwx format) describing the type and permissions of a
file.
Files:
lib/filemode.h
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Description:
GNU fnmatch() implementation.
Files:
lib/fnmatch_.h
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Description:
fnmatch() function: wildcard matching, with GNU extensions.
Files:
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Description:
fnmatch() function: wildcard matching.
Files:
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Description:
Determine the number of bytes waiting in the output buffer of a stream.
Files:
lib/__fpending.h
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Description:
Return filesystem space usage info.
Files:
lib/fsusage.h
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Description:
ftruncate() function: truncate an open file to a specified length.
Files:
lib/ftruncate.c
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Description:
An interface to read() that reads all it is asked to read.
Files:
lib/full-read.h
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Description:
An interface to write() that writes all it is asked to write.
Files:
lib/full-write.h
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Description:
Greatest common divisor.
Files:
lib/gcd.h
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Description:
Convert a date/time string to linear time.
Files:
lib/getdate.h
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Description:
getgroups() function: return the supplementary group IDs of the current process.
Files:
lib/getgroups.c
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Description:
gethostname() function: Return machine's hostname.
Files:
lib/gethostname.c
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Description:
Read a line from a stream.
Files:
lib/getline.h
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Description:
Return the current system load averages.
Files:
lib/getloadavg.c
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Description:
Process command line arguments.
Files:
lib/getopt.h
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Description:
getpagesize() function: Return memory page size.
Files:
lib/getpagesize.h
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Description:
getpass() function: read a password from /dev/tty.
Files:
lib/getpass.c
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Description:
Translate messages to user's native language.
Files:
lib/gettext.h
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Description:
Return current time, with nanosecond resolution.
Files:
lib/gettime.c
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Description:
gettimeofday() function: return current time.
Files:
lib/gettimeofday.c
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Description:
Return the group IDs of a user.
Files:
lib/getugroups.c
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Description:
Return names of valid user shells.
Files:
lib/getusershell.c
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Description:
Determine whether the current process has the permissions of a given group ID.
Files:
lib/group-member.h
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Description:
Determine whether the current locale is different from the "C" locale.
Files:
lib/hard-locale.h
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Description:
Parametrizable hash table.
Files:
lib/hash.h
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Description:
Compute a hash value for a NUL-terminated string.
Files:
lib/hash-pjw.h
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Description:
Convert a number (usually a file size) to a human readable string, possibly
with K/M/G suffix.
Files:
lib/human.h
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Description:
Character set conversion.
Files:
m4/iconv.m4
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Description:
Username <--> uid and groupname <--> gid conversions, with cache for speed.
Files:
lib/idcache.c
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Description:
Determine whether a directory exists.
Files:
lib/isdir.c
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Description:
lchown() function: change ownership of a file.
Files:
lib/lchown.h
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Description:
Read a line from a stream.
Files:
lib/linebuffer.h
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Description:
Return current locale's character encoding.
Files:
lib/localcharset.h
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Description:
Handle --help and --version options.
Files:
lib/long-options.h
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Description:
stat() function: return information about a file or symbolic link.
Files:
lib/lstat.c
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Description:
Ensure that a directory path exists.
Files:
lib/makepath.h
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Description:
malloc() function that is glibc compatible.
Files:
lib/malloc.c
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Description:
Determine the number of screen columns needed for a string.
Files:
lib/mbswidth.h
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Description:
Compute MD5 checksum.
Files:
lib/md5.h
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Description:
Case-insensitive memory area comparison.
Files:
lib/memcasecmp.h
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Description:
memchr() function: scan memory for a byte.
Files:
lib/memchr.c
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Description:
memcmp() function: compare memory areas.
Files:
lib/memcmp.c
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Description:
Locale dependent memory area comparison.
Files:
lib/memcoll.h
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Description:
memcpy() function: copy memory area.
Files:
lib/memcpy.c
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Description:
memmove() function: copy memory area.
Files:
lib/memmove.c
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Description:
memrchr() function: scan memory for a byte, from the right end.
Files:
lib/memrchr.c
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Description:
memset() function: fill memory with a constant byte.
Files:
lib/memset.c
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Description:
mkdir() function: create a directory.
Files:
lib/mkdir.c
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Description:
mkstemp() function: create a private temporary file.
Files:
lib/mkstemp.c
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Description:
mktime() function: convert broken-down time to linear time.
Files:
lib/mktime.c
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Description:
Manipulation of mode changes specified by strings (e.g. as first argument of
chmod utility).
Files:
lib/modechange.h
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Description:
Return list of mounted filesystems.
Files:
lib/mountlist.h
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Description:
nanosleep() function: pause execution for a specified time.
Files:
lib/nanosleep.c
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Description:
Memory allocation, optimized for stack-like allocation patterns.
Files:
lib/obstack.h
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Description:
Construct a full pathname by concatenating a directory name and a relative
filename.
Files:
lib/path-concat.h
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Description:
Return maximum size of reasonable pathnames. (Unportable: Hurd has no limit.)
Files:
lib/pathmax.h
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Description:
Return amount of total/available physical memory.
Files:
lib/physmem.h
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Description:
Convert a date/time string (POSIX syntax) to linear time or broken-down time.
Files:
lib/posixtm.h
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Description:
Determine desired POSIX specification version, according to user's environment
variables.
Files:
lib/posixver.h
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Description:
putenv() function: change or add an environment variable.
Files:
lib/putenv.c
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Description:
Quote arguments for use in error messages.
Files:
lib/quote.h
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Description:
Quote arguments for use in error messages.
Files:
lib/quotearg.h
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Description:
Read tokens from a stream.
Files:
lib/readtokens.h
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Description:
Read entire utmp file into memory.
Files:
lib/readutmp.h
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Description:
realloc() function that is glibc compatible.
Files:
lib/realloc.c
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Description:
Regular expression matching.
Files:
lib/regex.h
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Description:
rename() function: change the name or location of a file.
Files:
lib/rename.c
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Description:
rmdir() function: delete a directory.
Files:
lib/rmdir.c
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Description:
Locale dependent classification of a response as matching "yes" or "no".
Files:
lib/rpmatch.c
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Description:
An interface to read() that retries after interrupts.
Files:
lib/safe-read.h
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Description:
An interface to write() that retries after interrupts.
Files:
lib/safe-write.h
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Description:
Determine whether two pathnames refer to the same directory entry of the same
directory.
Files:
lib/same.h
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Description:
Save and restore the current working directory.
Files:
lib/save-cwd.h
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Description:
Return the entries of a directory (just the names) as an argz string.
Files:
lib/savedir.h
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Description:
setenv() function: set an environment variable.
unsetenv() function: remove an environment variable.
Files:
lib/setenv.h
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Description:
Set the current time, with nanosecond resolution.
Files:
lib/settime.c
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Description:
Compute SHA checksum.
Files:
lib/sha.h
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