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Subjectman-pages-3.46 is released
Gidday,

I've released man-pages-3.46 - man pages for Linux.

Tarball download:
http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/download.html
Git repository:
http://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/docs/man-pages/man-pages.git
Online changelog:
http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/changelog.html#release_3.46

A short summary of the release is blogged at:
http://linux-man-pages.blogspot.com/2013/02/man-pages-346-is-released.html

The current version of the pages is browsable at:
http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/

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

Cheers,

Michael

==================== Changes in man-pages-3.46 ====================


New and rewritten pages
-----------------------

kcmp.2
Cyrill Gorcunov, Michael Kerrisk
New page for kcmp(2)


Newly documented interfaces in existing pages
---------------------------------------------

init_module.2
Michael Kerrisk [Kees Cook, Rusty Russell, Lucas De Marchi]
Document finit_module(2)
Rusty Russell [Lucas De Marchi, Kees Cook]
Document finit_module() 'flags' argument
Document MODULE_INIT_IGNORE_MODVERSIONS and
MODULE_INIT_IGNORE_VERMAGIC. (Some edits by mtk.)


Changes to individual pages
---------------------------

clone.2
Michael Kerrisk
CLONE_NEWIPC governs mechanisms that don't have filesystem pathnames
Michael Kerrisk
CLONE_NEWIPC doesn't mount the POSIX MQ file system
Michael Kerrisk
Add an example program (CLONE_NEWUTS)

link.2
prctl.2
Kees Cook
Document PR_SET_PTRACER
Document the Yama LSM's prctl handler that allows processes to
declare ptrace restriction exception relationships via
PR_SET_PTRACER.
Michael Kerrisk
Document PR_GET_TID_ADDRESS

ptrace.2
Michael Kerrisk
Document PTRACE_O_EXITKILL

recvmmsg.2
Elie De Brauwer
Add an example program

setns.2
Michael Kerrisk
Add example program

core.5
proc.5
Kees Cook
Clarify suid_dumpable versus core_pattern
In Linux 3.6, additional requirements were placed on core_pattern
when suid_dumpable is set to 2. Document this and include commit
references.

proc.5
Justin Lebar
statm's "shared" field refers to pages backed by files
Kees Cook
Document /proc/sys/kernel/dmesg_restrict
Kees Cook
Linux 3.4 changed permissions needed to change kptr_restrict
Michael Kerrisk
Document /proc/stat "cpu" "nice_guest" field
Info taken from commit ce0e7b28fb75cb003cfc8d0238613aaf1c55e797
Michael Kerrisk [Peter Lekeynstein]
Document /prod/[pid]/oom_score_adj
Text taken directly from Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt,
with some light editing.

capabilities.7
Michael Kerrisk
Add kcmp(2) under CAP_SYS_PTRACE

--
Michael Kerrisk
Linux man-pages maintainer; http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/
Author of "The Linux Programming Interface"; http://man7.org/tlpi/


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