man-pages-2.55 is released
From: Michael Kerrisk
Date: Mon Jun 11 2007 - 03:09:22 EST
I just released man-pages-2.55.
This release is now available for download at:
and soon at:
Changes that may be of interest to readers of this list are noted below.
PS A note of thanks to my employer... much of my work on man-pages is
nowadays supported by Google, as a Google engineer 20% project.
==================== Changes in man-pages-2.55 ====================
mtk, after a note by Mike Frysinger
Updated to reflect the fact that the _syscallN() macros
have gone away,
Changes to individual pages
Expand example program, and move it to new EXAMPLE section.
Added text pointing to example in getaddrinfo.3.
mtk, after a note from Alexander Taboriskiy
Strengthen warning against the use of signal().
Added siginterrupt(3) to SEE ALSO list.
Rewrote various parts; added an ERRORS section.
Added EXAMPLE program.
Improved the example program.
Add example programs.
Add getnameinfo() to SEE ALSO list.
Added text describing what happens when the buffer given to
read(2) is too small to return information about the next event,
and noting the behaviour change in 2.6.21.
Simplify text describing --inhibit-rpath.
mtk, after a note by John Reiser
Describe use of $ORIGIN in rpath.
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