[arch-dev-public] [signoff] man-pages 3.00-1

Grigorios Bouzakis grbzks at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 10:24:14 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 03:37:19PM +0200, Andreas Radke wrote:
> too late. man-pages 3.00 is out. posix man-pages have been split out of
> the source. we keep them together in one pkg. the 3.00-1 pkg is in
> testing for both arches. please signoff.
> http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/changelog.html#release_3.00
> -Andy
> the mail from lkml:
> Gidday
> I've released man-pages-3.00.
> This release is now available for download at:
>     http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/docs/man-pages
>     or ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/docs/man-pages
> The change of version number reflects a number of current and planned
> changes in man-pages.  The most notable recent change is that my work
> on man-pages is now supported by a fellowship from the Linux Foundation
> (http://linux-man-pages.blogspot.com/2008/06/man-page-is-now-supported.html ).
> A full list of the changes in this release can be seen at
> http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/changelog.html
> (blogged at
> http://linux-man-pages.blogspot.com/2008/06/man-pages-300-is-released.html )
> The most significant change in this release is that the POSIX man-pages
> (Sections 0p, 1p, 3p) are now split out into a separate package, which
> can be downloaded here:
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/docs/man-pages/man-pages-posix/
> The split made sense because the POSIX pages are logically separate
> from the Linux man pages.  (The POSIX pages are simply copies of text
> from the POSIX.1-2003 specification, which we have been granted
> permission to publish for Linux.  The only kinds of updates these pages
> see are occasional formatting fixes, and of course updates when new
> revisions of the standard appear, such as the next revision due to
> appear later this year.)

Signoff x86_64. Even POSIX manpages work as expected

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