Re: [OT] fputc vs putc Re: horrible disk thorughput on itanium

From: Eric W. Biederman (
Date: Sat Dec 08 2001 - 20:33:38 EST

Tom Vier <> writes:

> On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 01:03:16PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:
> > They do it also for putc() if you haven't defined the appropriate
> > defines.
> what exactly is the difference between putc() and fputc()? the man page is
> very vague.

fputc is a function putc is a macro because the overhead of a function call
in writing a character has always been a problem...

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