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Date: Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:52:27 -0700
From: Isaac <>
Subject: Linux manpages (was Re: Request for volunteers)

On Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 03:08:52AM +0200, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) wrote:
> Gidday,
> On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 7:44 PM, Felix Janda <> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Rich Felker wrote:

> >> Maybe someone should contact him about all the stuff we're discussing.
> >
> > I asked him some time ago about the posix man pages and offered help with the
> > conversion.
> >
> > He has interest in creating new posix man pages for the SUSV4 TC1. The status
> > from beginning of June was that he had contacted The Open Group asking for
> > permission. Possibly, we might get troff sources.
> As of a few days ago, the necessary permissions are granted. I do not
> yet have the source files (and so am unsure of the source format), but
> I expect that they will become available to us in the next couple of
> weeks.
On a slightly related note, would you be interested in patches for the
Linux manpages briefly documenting places where musl differs from glibc
(in the NOTES section, along the same lines as the notes about libc4/libc5)?

> Cheers,
> Michael

Isaac Dunham

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