Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#999 closed task (fixed)

Man-pages 3.75 Version Upgrade

Reported by: William Harrington Owned by: clfs-commits@…
Priority: major Milestone: CLFS Standard 3.1.0
Component: BOOK Version: CLFS Standard GIT
Keywords: Cc: berzerkula@…, jonathan@…, chris@…


Most recent changes:

Released: 2014-10-15, Düsseldorf


The following people contributed patches/fixes or (noted in brackets in the changelog below) reports, notes, and ideas that have been incorporated in changes in this release:

Jonny Grant <jg@…> Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@…> Robert Schweikert <rjschwei@…> Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@…> Walter Harms <wharms@…>

Apologies if I missed anyone!

New and rewritten pages


Robert Schweikert [MMichael Kerrisk]

New page documenting pthread_rwlockattr_[sg]etkind_np(3)

Documents pthread_rwlockattr_setkind_np(3) and pthread_rwlockattr_getkind_np(3).

New and changed links


Robert Schweikert

New link to pthread_rwlockattr_setkind_np(3)

Changes to individual pages


Michael Kerrisk [Jonny Grant]

Add free() call to example program


Michael Kerrisk

The raw preadv() and pwritev() syscalls split 'offset' into 2 arguments


Michael Kerrisk

pthread_mutex_lock() and pthread_cond_wait() are restartable

pthread_mutex_lock(, pthread_cond_wait(), and related APIs are automatically restarted if interrupted by a signal handler.


Michael Kerrisk [Carlos O'Donell, David Miller, Tetsuo Handa]

Various additions and rewordings

Notable changes:

  • Clarify some details for pathname sockets.
  • Add some advice on portably coding with pathname sockets.
  • Note the "buggy" behavior for pathname sockets when the supplied pathname is 108 bytes (after a report by Tetsuo Handa).

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by William Harrington

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by William Harrington

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
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