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SubjectRe: [OT] fputc vs putc Re: horrible disk thorughput on itanium
Followup to:  <>
By author: (Eric W. Biederman)
In newsgroup:
> fputc is a function putc is a macro because the overhead of a function call
> in writing a character has always been a problem...

putc() is frequently defined as

#define putc(__C) fputc((__C), stdout)

... or some equivalent; I think the best way to say it's that it's a

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