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Subjectman-pages-2.75 and man-pages-fr-2.75.0 are released
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Gidday,

The Linux man-pages maintainer, Michael Kerrisk, and the maintainer of the
French translation of man-pages, Alain Portal, proudly announce the
simultaneous release (*) of man-pages-2.75 in English original and French
translation.

The English version:

man-pages-2.75.tar.gz - man pages for Linux

is now available for download at:

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/docs/man-pages
or ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/docs/man-pages

The (rather long) list of changes in this release can be seen at
http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/changelog.html#release_2.75
A short summary of the changes in this release that may be
of interest to readers of this list is provided below.

The French translation is available for download here:

http://manpagesfr.free.fr/download.html

The translated pages are viewable online, along with some translated man
pages from other projects, here:

http://manpagesfr.free.fr/consulter.html

Comments and suggestions for the French translation can be
sent to manpagesfr@free.fr.

A huge thanks to Alain, who has over the last two and a half years made a
terrific effort to bring the French translation fully up to date with the
English original.

Cheers,

Michael

(*) See
http://linux-man-pages.blogspot.com/2007/12/man-pages-fr-2740-est-sorti.html

==================== Changes in man-pages-2.75 ====================

Changes to individual pages
---------------------------

arch_prctl.2
mtk, Acked by Andi Kleen
Clarify interpretation of 'addr'; plus a few other minor edits
and updates.

close.2
mtk
Clarify relationship between file descriptor and open file
description.

connect.2
mtk, Acked by Andi Kleen
Since kernel 2.2, AF_UNSPEC for unconnecting a connected
socket *is* supported.

listen.2
mtk
Rewrote various parts.

open.2
mtk
Clarify initial description of O_EXCL.
Clarify description of behaviors of O_CREAT | O_EXCL
for symbolic links.
Clarify text describing use of lockfiles without O_EXCL.
mtk, with input from Timo Sirainen and Trond Myklebust
O_EXCL is supported on NFSv3 and later, with Linux 2.6 and later.

--
Michael Kerrisk
Maintainer of the Linux man-pages project
http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/
Want to report a man-pages bug? Look here:
http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/reporting_bugs.html







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