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From: Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) <mtk.manpages <at> gmail.com>
Subject: man-pages-3.42 is released
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.kernel
Date: Friday 24th August 2012 07:54:08 UTC (over 4 years ago)
Gidday,

I've released man-pages-3.42.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_3.42

A short summary of the release is blogged at:
http://linux-man-pages.blogspot.com/2012/08/man-pages-342-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-3.42 ====================


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

ldd.1
    Michael Kerrisk
        Add security note on untrusted executables
            See also http://www.catonmat.net/blog/ldd-arbitrary-code-execution/
            and
            http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Program-Library-HOWTO/shared-libraries.html

clone.2
    Michael Kerrisk
        Rewrite discussion of sys_clone

ioprio_set.2
    Colin McCabe
        Clarify the multithreaded behavior of ioprio_set(2)
    Michael Kerrisk  [Марк Коренберг, Kalle Olavi Niemitalo]
        Document who==0 for IOPRIO_WHO_PROCESS and IOPRIO_WHO_PGRP
            For IOPRIO_WHO_PROCESS, who==0 means operate on the caller.
            For IOPRIO_WHO_PGRP, who==0 means operate on the caller's
            process group.

            See http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=652443

migrate_pages.2
    Michael Kerrisk  [Christoph Lameter, JoonSoo Kim]
        Fix description of return value

ptrace.2
    Denys Vlasenko
        Explain WNOHANG behavior and EINTR bug

capabilities.7
    Michael Kerrisk
        Document CAP_BLOCK_SUSPEND

socket.7
    Martin H
        Document SO_MARK socket option


-- 
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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