SOQ - Stack Overflow Questions
A repository of material related to Stack Overflow questions and answers, primarily those where Jonathan Leffler has contributed. This is by no means a complete list of the questions or answers contributed; these are just the more interesting ones where some part of the contribution was placed under version control.
Note that some questions have been deleted and therefore users with less than 10K of Stack Overflow reputation will not be able to see the referenced question.
As of 2016-08-20, the repository is mostly stable.
Most of the material is present with a separate source directory for each
question, such as
There are some exceptions to this in the src directory, with composite
directories containing code related to multiple SO questions, or no SO
question at all.
For the time being, the directory name for an answer to SO question
number abcdwxyz is saved in src/so-abcd-wxyz (e.g. the code for SO
3333-8314 is in the directory
Note that SO does not recognize the punctuation in the number.
Also note that if you don't know the question number, finding the
relevant material can be hard.
There are some directories in
src that group others (
These are neither comprehensive (there could easily be other questions
that refer to the same topic) nor complete (there are many other topics
covered by several answers that could be grouped together).
inc top-level directory is the directory where common headers are
installed (but the source for them is in
or other locations as appropriate).
lib top-level directory contains the installed
libraries of common code (but the source for it is in
The headers and libraries are installed by running
make install in the
relevant source directories.
etc directory contains miscellaneous files, such as the common
makefile control information and also
suppressions file for Mac OS X 10.11.6 (and 4 and 5) and for macOS