Wednesday, July 9, 2014

man-pages-3.70 is released

I've released man-pages-3.70. The release tarball is available on The browsable online pages can be found on The Git repository for man-pages is available on

This is a relatively small release. As well as many smaller fixes to various pages, the more notable changes in man-pages-3.70 are the following:

  • A new sprof(1) page documents the sprof command provided by glibc.
  • The epoll_ctl(2) and epoll(7) pages add documentation of the EPOLLWAKEUP flag that appeared in Linux 3.5.
  • Various parts of the syslog(2) page were reworked and improved.
  • A number of details were added or improved in the inotify(7) page.

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