Sunday, April 20, 2014

man-pages-3.65 is released

I've released man-pages-3.65. The release tarball is available on The browsable online pages can be found on The Git repository for man-pages is available on

Aside from a number of minor improvements and fixes to various pages, the notable changes in man-pages-3.65 are the following:

  • A new inet_net_pton(3) page describes the inet_net_pton() and inet_net_ntop() library functions.
  • The fallocate(2) page adds documentation for the FALLOC_FL_COLLAPSE_RANGE operation added in Linux 3.15.
  • The prctl(2) page adds documentation of the PR_SET_THP_DISABLE and PR_GET_THP_DISABLE operations added in Linux 3.15.
  • Peng Haitao continued the task of adding thread-safety information to various man pages.

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