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  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 \chapter{Generic Operating System Services} The modules described in this chapter provide interfaces to operating system features that are available on (almost) all operating systems, such as files and a clock. The interfaces are generally modelled after the \UNIX{} or C interfaces but they are available on most other systems as well. Here's an overview: \begin{description} \item[os] --- Miscellaneous OS interfaces. \item[time] --- Time access and conversions. \item[getopt] --- Parser for command line options. \item[tempfile] --- Generate temporary file names. \end{description}