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From: Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) <mtk.manpages <at> gmail.com>
Subject: man-pages-3.40 is released
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.kernel
Date: Thursday 3rd May 2012 07:15:14 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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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