Saturday, November 24, 2007

man-pages website and mailing list

man-pages now has a website. The website includes information about reporting bugs and otherwise contributing to man-pages, and also contains the online pages from the latest release.

There is also a mailing list for discussions related to man-pages. The posting address is (You do not need to be subscribed to the list to post to it.) To subscribe to the list, send a message to, with the body:

subscribe linux-man
An archive of the messages to this list is available on gmane.

Friday, November 23, 2007

man-pages-2.68 released

Earlier this week I uploaded man-pages-2.68 into the release directory. Among the changes are a new _syscall(2) page, and substantially written intro(2) and intro(3) pages.