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SubjectRe: Revised futex(2) man page for review
On Sat, 28 Mar 2015, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 28, 2015 at 09:53:21AM +0100, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) wrote:
> > So, please take a look at the page below. At this point,
> > I would most especially appreciate help with the FIXMEs.
>
> For people who cannot read that troff gibberish (me)..

Ditto :)

> NOTES
> Glibc does not provide a wrapper for this system call; call it using
> syscall(2).

You might mention that pthread_mutex, pthread_condvar interfaces are
high level wrappers for the syscall and recommended to be used for
normal use cases. IIRC unnamed semaphores are implemented with futexes
as well.

Thanks,

tglx


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