|0.2.58||Jun 2, 2019|
|0.2.53||Apr 26, 2019|
|0.2.51||Mar 29, 2019|
|0.2.45||Dec 10, 2018|
|0.1.4||Mar 28, 2015|
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libc provides all of the definitions necessary to easily interoperate with C
code (or "C-like" code) on each of the platforms that Rust supports. This
includes type definitions (e.g.
c_int), constants (e.g.
EINVAL) as well as
function headers (e.g.
This crate exports all underlying platform types, functions, and constants under
the crate root, so all items are accessible as
libc::foo. The types and values
of all the exported APIs match the platform that libc is compiled for.
More detailed information about the design of this library can be found in its associated RFC.
Add the following to your
[dependencies] libc = "0.2"
std: by default
libclinks to the standard library. Disable this feature remove this dependency and be able to use
structs implemented in
Clone. This feature derives
use_stdis deprecated, and is equivalent to
The minimum supported Rust toolchain version is Rust 1.13.0 . APIs requiring newer Rust features are only available on newer Rust toolchains:
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We welcome all people who want to contribute. Please see the contributing instructions for more information.
Contributions in any form (issues, pull requests, etc.) to this project must adhere to Rust's Code of Conduct.
Unless you explicitly state otherwise, any contribution intentionally submitted
for inclusion in
libc by you, as defined in the Apache-2.0 license, shall be
dual licensed as above, without any additional terms or conditions.