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Bug Fix Advisory man-pages bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2013:0447-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-02-20
Last updated on: 2013-02-20
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Details

An updated man-pages package that fixes a number of bugs and adds two
enhancements is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The man-pages package provides man (manual) pages from the Linux Documentation
Project (LDP).

This updated man-pages package includes numerous bug fixes. Space precludes
documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Users are directed to the Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Technical Notes for information on the most significant
of these changes:

https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/6.4_Technical_Notes/man-pages.html

All users of man-pages are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
fixes these bugs and adds these enhancement.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.src.rpm     MD5: b43f3642cf7238cc5900235fa3a89330
SHA-256: 0aa79e357a47394d64545958ab65d6521ffe8b6c68ae47eca203011fdda8714f
 
IA-32:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.noarch.rpm     MD5: d8de2ed78ef426687b1c98eb66a8b2fd
SHA-256: cd2b693e2246f1921a4f7d45b07d9ee8a0de83c1398a0e48be9e24a3d5d8328f
 
x86_64:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.noarch.rpm     MD5: d8de2ed78ef426687b1c98eb66a8b2fd
SHA-256: cd2b693e2246f1921a4f7d45b07d9ee8a0de83c1398a0e48be9e24a3d5d8328f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.src.rpm     MD5: b43f3642cf7238cc5900235fa3a89330
SHA-256: 0aa79e357a47394d64545958ab65d6521ffe8b6c68ae47eca203011fdda8714f
 
x86_64:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.noarch.rpm     MD5: d8de2ed78ef426687b1c98eb66a8b2fd
SHA-256: cd2b693e2246f1921a4f7d45b07d9ee8a0de83c1398a0e48be9e24a3d5d8328f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.src.rpm     MD5: b43f3642cf7238cc5900235fa3a89330
SHA-256: 0aa79e357a47394d64545958ab65d6521ffe8b6c68ae47eca203011fdda8714f
 
IA-32:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.noarch.rpm     MD5: d8de2ed78ef426687b1c98eb66a8b2fd
SHA-256: cd2b693e2246f1921a4f7d45b07d9ee8a0de83c1398a0e48be9e24a3d5d8328f
 
PPC:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.noarch.rpm     MD5: d8de2ed78ef426687b1c98eb66a8b2fd
SHA-256: cd2b693e2246f1921a4f7d45b07d9ee8a0de83c1398a0e48be9e24a3d5d8328f
 
s390x:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.noarch.rpm     MD5: d8de2ed78ef426687b1c98eb66a8b2fd
SHA-256: cd2b693e2246f1921a4f7d45b07d9ee8a0de83c1398a0e48be9e24a3d5d8328f
 
x86_64:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.noarch.rpm     MD5: d8de2ed78ef426687b1c98eb66a8b2fd
SHA-256: cd2b693e2246f1921a4f7d45b07d9ee8a0de83c1398a0e48be9e24a3d5d8328f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.src.rpm     MD5: b43f3642cf7238cc5900235fa3a89330
SHA-256: 0aa79e357a47394d64545958ab65d6521ffe8b6c68ae47eca203011fdda8714f
 
IA-32:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.noarch.rpm     MD5: d8de2ed78ef426687b1c98eb66a8b2fd
SHA-256: cd2b693e2246f1921a4f7d45b07d9ee8a0de83c1398a0e48be9e24a3d5d8328f
 
x86_64:
man-pages-3.22-20.el6.noarch.rpm     MD5: d8de2ed78ef426687b1c98eb66a8b2fd
SHA-256: cd2b693e2246f1921a4f7d45b07d9ee8a0de83c1398a0e48be9e24a3d5d8328f
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

714073 - stropts.h file not present in /usr/include
714074 - man page for recvmmsg
714075 - man pages for cciss + hpsa modules.
714078 - Remove documentation for "order" keyword in /etc/host.conf manpage
735789 - realtime clock functions need to link with -lrt
745152 - Need single-request-reopen option documented for resolv.conf
745501 - No mention of sssd in nsswitch.conf man page
745521 - Lack of UMOUNT_NOFOLLOW flag description in umount(2)
752778 - db(3) refers to nonexistent dbopen(3) manpage
804003 - Undocumented socket options for multicast/igmp
822317 - bdflush(2) is obsolete
857162 - Interaction of close() and recv() in different threads never documented
857962 - stale definition of file-nr in proc(5) man page
858240 - zdump manpage does not match the real options
858278 - Incorrect error description for non-existent interfaces in connect(2)


References



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