Re: arm_fadvise() man page

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Hi Stephan,

On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 2:40 PM, Stephan Mueller
<stephan.mueller@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Am Samstag, 9. Oktober 2010, um 06:50:29 schrieb Michael Kerrisk:
>
> Hi Michael,
>
>> [Was: man pages for undocumented system calls]
>>
>> Stephan,
>>
>> The situation here is similar to sync_file_range, but specific to ARM.
>> The documentation would better be in the posix_fadvise() page, should
>> explicitly note that this system call is for ARM only, and should note
>> why the system call exists. For man-pages-3.29, I applied the patch
>> below.
>
> Same here, I think your approach is better than a stand-alone man page.
>
> Nevertheless, are you going to please add a symlink from posix_fadvise.2.gz to
> arm_fadvise.2.gz?

Thanks for reminding me of this, but in fact I already made such a
link. I added a link arm_fadvise64_64.2, since that is the precise
name of the system call. But, on reflection, perhaps it does not hurt
to also add a link arm_fadvise.2, so I've also added that one now.

Thanks,

Michael

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Author of "The Linux Programming Interface"; http://man7.org/tlpi/
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