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Subjectman-pages-3.39 is released
Gidday,

I've released man-pages-3.39.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_3.39

A short summary of the release is blogged at:
http://linux-man-pages.blogspot.com/2012/04/man-pages-339-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-3.39 ====================

New and rewritten pages
-----------------------

malloc_trim.3
Michael Kerrisk
New man page for malloc_trim(3)

malloc_usable_size.3
Michael Kerrisk
New man page for malloc_usable_size(3)


Newly documented interfaces in existing pages
---------------------------------------------

prctl.2
Cyrill Gorcunov
Document PR_SET_MM (new in Linux 3.3)


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

epoll_wait.2
Michael Kerrisk [Armin Rigo]
Another thread can add to epoll instance while epoll_wait is blocked
See https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=43072
Michael Kerrisk
Clarify that epoll_pwait() blocks calling *thread*

fchmodat.2
Michael Kerrisk [Mike Frysinger]
Note difference between glibc wrapper and underlying system call
The wrapper function has a 'flags' argument (which currently
serves no purpose), while the underlying system call does not.

fcntl.2
Abhijith Das
Explain behaviour of F_GETLEASE during lease break

poll.2
Michael Kerrisk [Michael Welsh Duggan]
Document negative value in 'fd' field
Michael Kerrisk
Document semantics of passing zero in 'events' field

capabilities.7
Michael Kerrisk
Add prctl(PR_SET_MM) to CAP_SYS_RESOURCE

netlink.7
Jeff Mahoney [Petr Gajdos]
Note cases where nonprivileged users can use netlink multicast groups
See also https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=754611

ld.so.8
Jonathan Nieder [Reuben Thomas]
Document effect of hwcaps on search path
Wording by Aurelien Jarno from Debian glibc's r4701 (2011-06-04).

Addresses http://bugs.debian.org/622385


--
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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