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This review is from: Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment (Addison-Wesley Professional Computing) (Paperback)
While I did find this book useful and informative I do think that it could do with some judicious editing to remove the unnecessary tendency to wander off into historical reminisciences (pdp-11s and graphics terminals for instance) and complete irrelevancies (half a page talking about the different versions of awk that isn't relevant to this book and only appeared in an example of interpreterlists in execs).
If it were run through a compiler then a number of errors would be thrown up in relation to references to undeclared functions caused by forward referencing to functions described in later sections or chapters without indicating this which may confuse the reader.