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Subjectman-pages-3.40 is released
Gidday,

I've released man-pages-3.40.tar.gz - man pages for Linux.

Tarball download:
http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/download.html
Git repository:
http://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/docs/man-pages/man-pages.git
Online changelog:
http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/changelog.html#release_3.40

A short summary of the release is blogged at:
http://linux-man-pages.blogspot.com/2012/05/man-pages-340-is-released.html

The current version of the pages is browsable at:
http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/

A few changes in this release that may be of interest to readers of
this list are given below.

Cheers,

Michael

==================== Changes in man-pages-3.40 ====================
New and rewritten pages
-----------------------
process_vm_readv.2
Mike Frysinger, Christopher Yeoh, Michael Kerrisk
New page for process_vm_readv(2) and process_vm_writev(2)

mcheck.3
Michael Kerrisk
New man page for mcheck(3) and related functions
Also describes mcheck_check_all(3), mcheck_pedantic(3),
and mprobe(3)


Changes to individual pages
---------------------------
clock_getres.2
Michael Kerrisk
Clarify difference between CLOCK_MONOTONIC and CLOCK_MONOTONIC_RAW
Note interactions of these two clocks with discontinuous
adjustments to the system time and NTP/adjtime(2).

gettimeofday.2
Michael Kerrisk
gettimeofday() is affected by discontinuous jumps in the system time
Advise reader to use clock_gettime(2), if they need a
monotonically increasing time source.

prctl.2
Michael Kerrisk
Add PR_TASK_PERF_EVENTS_DISABLE and PR_TASK_PERF_EVENTS_ENABLE
Add some basic documentation of these operations, with a pointer to
tools/perf/design.txt for more information.

--
Michael Kerrisk
Linux man-pages maintainer; http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/
Author of "The Linux Programming Interface"; http://man7.org/tlpi/


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