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I have three questions.
1) What are system calls?
2) Is it necessary that system calls be in c language (in unix operating system)?
3) Importance of c language when programming in unix environment???
Looking forward to your wonderful replies!
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how would i be able to call ps in C programming?
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open, creat, read, write, lseek and close
Are they all primitive?
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