The Standard Function Library
The SFL (Standard Function Library) from iMatix is a portable function
library for C/C++ programs. The SFL is the result of many years'
development, and is provided as Open Source software for the benefit of the
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The SFL is written in ANSI C and has been ported to MS-DOS, Windows,
OS/2, Linux and other UNIX systems (IBM AIX, SunOS, HP/UX, Solaris, NetBSD,
FreeBSD, SCO OpenServer, Digital UNIX) and Digital OpenVMS. It comes with
complete sources and documentation in HTML.
The SFL provides about 450 functions that cover these areas:
- Compression, encryption, and encoding;
- Datatype conversion and formatting;
- Dates, times, and calendars;
- Directory and environment access;
- User and process groups;
- Inverted bitmap indices;
- Symbol tables;
- Error message files;
- Configuration files;
- String manipulation and searching;
- File access;
- Internet socket access;
- Internet programming (MIME, CGI);
- SMTP (e-mail) access;
- Server (batch) programming;
- Program tracing.
The SFL is free software that you may use and distribute for
private or commercial purposes according to the
SFL License Agreement.
Send comments about the SFL, bug reports, and submissions to
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