Information of the qsort function from stdlib.h

Brian Dessent
Sun Jan 2 07:18:00 GMT 2005

Alex Vinokur wrote:
> It seems that there is no information of the qsort function from stdlib.h.
> $ uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-5.0 <hostname> 1.5.12(0.116/4/2) 2004-11-10 08:34 i686 unknown unknown Cygwin
> $ man qsort
> No manual entry for qsort
> $ info qsort > zzz
> info: No menu item `qsort' in node `(dir)Top'.
> $ info libc | grep sort
> info: Writing node (*manpages*)libc...
> info: Done.

What are you reporting here?  That newlib lacks documentation for lots
of stuff?  Yes, that's certainly true, but then again qsort() is a
standard function of the C library and there are many places to document
this, such as
See also: glibc manual, Freebsd manpages, Solaris manpages, etc.  If you
want better newlib/cygwin documentation then submit a patch.


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