Thursday, February 14, 2013

man-pages-3.47 is released

I've released man-pages-3.47. The release tarball is available on The browsable online pages can be found on The Git repository for man-pages is available on

As well as many small fixes to various pages, the major changes in man-pages-3.47 are as follows:

  • A new perf_event_open(2) by Vincent Weaver documents the system call of the same name.
  • A new pthread_setname_np(3) page documents the pthread_setname_np() and pthread_getname_np() library functions.
  • A new sln(8) page document the sln command provided by glibc.
  • Several Red Hat downstream patches were merged.
  • Various section 2 pages add SEE ALSO entries that refer to related commands in the util-linux package.

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