Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #4266


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05/01/2018 11:14:04 AM (5 years ago)
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Anton Maisak
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  • Ticket #4266 – Description

    initial v1  
    11https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/docs/man-pages/man-pages-4.16.tar.xz
    22
    3 Global changes
    4 --------------
     3Newly documented interfaces in existing pages
     4---------------------------------------------
    55
    6 Various pages
    7     Fabian Kreutz
    8         Many math pages had their synopses compressed, as per suggestion
    9         from Fabian Kreutz.
     6membarrier.2
     7    Mathieu Desnoyers  [Michael Kerrisk]
     8        Document new membarrier commands introduced in Linux 4.16
     9            Document the following membarrier commands introduced in
     10            Linux 4.16:
    1011
    11 Various pages
    12     Fabian Kreutz / aeb
    13         Many minor content and formatting bug fixes were made to the math
    14         pages, following suggestions from Fabian Kreutz (who recently
    15         translated many of the 1.70 math pages into German) and
    16         Andries Brouwer.
     12                MEMBARRIER_CMD_GLOBAL_EXPEDITED
     13                    (the old enum label MEMBARRIER_CMD_SHARED is now an
     14                    alias to preserve header backward compatibility)
     15                MEMBARRIER_CMD_REGISTER_GLOBAL_EXPEDITED
     16                MEMBARRIER_CMD_PRIVATE_EXPEDITED_SYNC_CORE
     17                MEMBARRIER_CMD_REGISTER_PRIVATE_EXPEDITED_SYNC_CORE
    1718
    18 Various pages
    19     mtk
    20         For consistency, all instances of "super-user" were changed
    21         to the more common "superuser".
     19mmap.2
     20    Jan Kara  [Ross Zwisler, Michael Kerrisk]
     21        Add description of MAP_SHARED_VALIDATE and MAP_SYNC
     22    Michal Hocko  [John Hubbard, Michael Kerrisk, Jann Horn]
     23        Document new MAP_FIXED_NOREPLACE flag
     24            4.17+ kernels offer a new MAP_FIXED_NOREPLACE flag which allows
     25            the caller to atomically probe for a given address range.
    2226
    23 Various pages
    24     Vasya Pupkin / mtk
    25         After a note from Vasya Pupkin, I added <errno.h> to the SYNOPSIS
    26         of several Section 2 pages using the _syscallN() macros.
     27readv.2
     28io_submit.2
     29    Jürg Billeter
     30        Document RWF_APPEND added in Linux 4.16
    2731
    28         In addition:
    29             -- erroneous semicolons at the end of _syscallN() were removed
    30                on various pages.
    31 
    32             -- types such as "uint" in syscallN() declarations were changed
    33                to "unsigned int", etc.
    34 
    35             -- various other minor breakages in the synopses were fixed.
    36 
    37         The affected pages are:
    38 
    39                 getdents.2
    40                 gettid.2
    41                 llseek.2
    42                 mmap2.2
    43                 modify_ldt.2
    44                 pivot_root.2
    45                 quotactl.2
    46                 readdir.2
    47                 sysctl.2
    48                 syslog.2
    49                 tkill.2
    50 
    51 Typographical or grammatical errors have been corrected in several
    52 other places.
     32capabilities.7
     33    Michael Kerrisk
     34        Describe file capability versioning
     35    Michael Kerrisk  [Serge E. Hallyn]
     36        Document namespaced-file capabilities
     37        [There's still more work to be done on this new text]