Programming with GNU Software

Errata for Programming with GNU Software

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Printed Page 138
paragraphs 3 & 5

NB: January 1997 edition Paragraph 3 discusses <b>break</b> <i>function-name</i>; paragraph 5 discusses <b>break</b> <i>routine-name</i>. It's unclear to me how the two differ.

Printed Page 143
first line

NB: January 1997 edition The first command in the example is `where', which isn't explained until p. 150. A forward reference would be nice.

Printed Page 150
end of first paragraph, after the two-line example

It's mentioned that the filename gets single quotes in the second line: why is that? Is is because we've supplied an extension to the filename, or other?