Simple Programming Examples And References
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Simple Programming Examples And References

   This package is a collection of miscellaneous programs that serve as
   examples for performing various tasks in various programming and scripting


   This software is provided by the copyright holders and contributors "as
   is" and any express or implied warranties, including, but not limited to,
   the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular
   purpose are disclaimed. In no event shall David M. Syzdek be liable for
   any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential
   damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or
   services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however
   caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict
   liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way
   out of the use of this software, even if advised of the possibility of
   such damage.

Software Requirements

   GCC 4.2.1
   GNU Autoconf 2.65
   GNU Automake 1.11.1
   GNU Libtool 2.41
   GNU Make 3.81
   Perl 5.8.9

Directory Map

   AUTHORS              - List of developers who have contributed to spear.
   COPYING              - Default software license of source code included in
                          this package unless otherwise noted.
   ChangeLog            - List of changes made between releases          - Configures and build example programs.
   NEWS                 - Contains news regarding this package.
   README               - This file.
   Spear.xcodeproj/     - Xcode IDE project file used for editing source code.
   acinclude.m4         - custom M4 macros for GNU Autoconf.
   build-aux/           - directory containing support scripts and utilities         - configuration file used by GNU Autoconf to produce
                          the configure script.
   m4                   - contains M4 macros installed by GNU Automake and GNU
   src/garage           - Examples which have not been cleaned up or tested.
   src/lang/c           - Examples written in C.
   src/lang/objc        - Examples written in Objective-C.
   src/lang/perl        - Examples written in Perl.
   src/lang/sh          - Examples written in Borne Shell and Bash.
   src/sdk/iODBC        - Examples written using the iODBC library.
   src/sdk/openldap     - Examples written using the OpenLDAP libraries.


   David M. Syzdek

Source Code

   The source code for this project is maintained using git
   (  The following contains information to checkout the
   source code from the git repository.

   Git URLs:

   Downloading Source:

      $ git clone git://

   Preparing Source:

      $ cd spear
      $ autoreconf -i -f -I m4

   Git Branches:
      master - Current release of packages.
      next   - changes staged for next release
      pu     - proposed updates for next release
      xx/yy+ - branch for testing new changes before merging to 'pu' branch