man-pages-3.35 is released

From: Michael Kerrisk
Date: Tue Oct 04 2011 - 13:28:08 EST


I've released man-pages-3.35.tar.gz - man pages for Linux.

For the moment, the release artifacts remain in different locations
than usual (and some of these changes may become permanent):

This release tarball is available for download at:

The online changelog is available at (blogged at
) and the current version of the pages is browsable at

A git repository for man-pages can be found on github. You can clone
the repository with the command:

git clone

A few changes in this release that may be of interest to readers of
this list are listed below.



==================== Changes in man-pages-3.35 ====================

Released: 2011-10-04, Munich

New and rewritten pages

Andi Kleen, Michael Kerrisk
New man page for recvmmsg(2)

Eric W. Biederman
New manual page for setns(2)
Michael Kerrisk
Various improvements

Changes to individual pages

Michael Kerrisk
Note that attempts to wait for SIGKILL and SIGSTOP are silently ignored

Michael Kerrisk
Note POSIX.1-2001 and POSIX.1-2008 requirements for lstat()

Eric W. Biederman
Document /proc/[pid]/ns/

Michael Kerrisk
List setns(2) as an operation allowed by CAP_SYS_ADMIN

Michael Kerrisk
Linux man-pages maintainer;
Author of "The Linux Programming Interface";
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