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SubjectRe: [PATCH manpages 0/2] Improve modify_ldt, [gs]et_thread_area docs
On 01/29/2015 10:47 PM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> The docs for set_thread_area, get_thread_area, and modify_ldt are pretty
> bad, and there have been a number of kernel changes lately. Improve
> and update the docs.

Thanks very much for this, Andy! Those pages were indeed in a sorry
state.

Cheers,

Michael

> Andy Lutomirski (2):
> modify_ldt.2: Overhaul the documentation
> arch_prctl.2, set_thread_area.2, get_thread_area.2: Improve TLS
> documentation
>
> man2/arch_prctl.2 | 22 +++++++----
> man2/get_thread_area.2 | 58 +---------------------------
> man2/modify_ldt.2 | 101 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------
> man2/set_thread_area.2 | 93 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
> 4 files changed, 180 insertions(+), 94 deletions(-)
>


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Michael Kerrisk
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