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SubjectRe: [PATCH -next v2 0/3] sysvipc: introduce STAT_ANY commands
On Thu, 15 Feb 2018, Davidlohr Bueso wrote:

>Once (if) merged, I will submit the necesary manpage updates. But I'm
>thinking something like:

Hi Michael, here are the updated manpage entries. As always, please feel
free to modify the descriptions as you see fit.

Thanks,
Davidlohr


------------8<----------------------------------------------------------
[PATCH] sysvipc: add *_STAT_ANY command descriptions

The *ctl syscall descriptions have been updated to reflect the
new commands in msg queues, semaphores and shmem.

Signed-off-by: Davidlohr Bueso <dbueso@suse.de>
---
man2/msgctl.2 | 20 +++++++++++++++++---
man2/semctl.2 | 19 ++++++++++++++++++-
man2/shmctl.2 | 17 +++++++++++++++--
3 files changed, 50 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/man2/msgctl.2 b/man2/msgctl.2
index df74c750457a..31b1a1f12fb0 100644
--- a/man2/msgctl.2
+++ b/man2/msgctl.2
@@ -33,6 +33,7 @@
.\" Language and formatting clean-ups
.\" Added msqid_ds and ipc_perm structure definitions
.\" 2005-08-02, mtk: Added IPC_INFO, MSG_INFO, MSG_STAT descriptions
+.\" 2018-03-20, dbueso: Added MSG_STAT_ANY description.
.\"
.TH MSGCTL 2 2017-09-15 "Linux" "Linux Programmer's Manual"
.SH NAME
@@ -222,10 +223,23 @@ Return a
structure as for
.BR IPC_STAT .
However, the
-.I msqid
+.I msgid
argument is not a queue identifier, but instead an index into
the kernel's internal array that maintains information about
all message queues on the system.
+.TP
+.BR MSG_STAT_ANY " (Linux-specific)"
+Return a
+.I msqid_ds
+structure as for
+.BR MSG_STAT .
+However, the
+.I msg_perm.mode
+is not checked for read access for
+.IR msqid ,
+resembing the behaviour of
+/proc/sysvipc/msg.
+.PP
.SH RETURN VALUE
On success,
.BR IPC_STAT ,
@@ -241,10 +255,10 @@ operation returns the index of the highest used entry in the
kernel's internal array recording information about all
message queues.
(This information can be used with repeated
-.B MSG_STAT
+.B MSG_STAT or MSG_STAT_ANY
operations to obtain information about all queues on the system.)
A successful
-.B MSG_STAT
+.B MSG_STAT or MSG_STAT_ANY
operation returns the identifier of the queue whose index was given in
.IR msqid .
.PP
diff --git a/man2/semctl.2 b/man2/semctl.2
index 02930d2c74ae..0ebe0434c05f 100644
--- a/man2/semctl.2
+++ b/man2/semctl.2
@@ -37,6 +37,7 @@
.\" Rewrote semun text
.\" Added semid_ds and ipc_perm structure definitions
.\" 2005-08-02, mtk: Added IPC_INFO, SEM_INFO, SEM_STAT descriptions.
+.\" 2018-03-20, dbueso: Added SEM_STAT_ANY description.
.\"
.TH SEMCTL 2 2017-09-15 "Linux" "Linux Programmer's Manual"
.SH NAME
@@ -240,6 +241,17 @@ argument is not a semaphore identifier, but instead an index into
the kernel's internal array that maintains information about
all semaphore sets on the system.
.TP
+.BR SEM_STAT_ANY " (Linux-specific)"
+Return a
+.I seminfo
+structure containing the same information as for
+.BR SEM_STAT .
+However, the
+.I sem_perm.mode
+is not checked for read access for
+.IR semid ,
+resembing the behaviour of
+/proc/sysvipc/sem.
.B GETALL
Return
.B semval
@@ -367,7 +379,7 @@ the index of the highest used entry in the
kernel's internal array recording information about all
semaphore sets.
(This information can be used with repeated
-.B SEM_STAT
+.B SEM_STAT or SEM_STAT_ANY
operations to obtain information about all semaphore sets on the system.)
.TP
.B SEM_INFO
@@ -377,6 +389,10 @@ as for
.B SEM_STAT
the identifier of the semaphore set whose index was given in
.IR semid .
+.TP
+.B SEM_STAT_ANY
+as for
+.BR SEM_STAT .
.PP
All other
.I cmd
@@ -397,6 +413,7 @@ has one of the values
.BR GETZCNT ,
.BR IPC_STAT ,
.BR SEM_STAT ,
+.BR SEM_STAT_ANY ,
.BR SETALL ,
or
.B SETVAL
diff --git a/man2/shmctl.2 b/man2/shmctl.2
index 7bb503999941..42c47d9f4350 100644
--- a/man2/shmctl.2
+++ b/man2/shmctl.2
@@ -41,6 +41,7 @@
.\" 2005-04-25, mtk -- noted aberrant Linux behavior w.r.t. new
.\" attaches to a segment that has already been marked for deletion.
.\" 2005-08-02, mtk: Added IPC_INFO, SHM_INFO, SHM_STAT descriptions.
+.\" 2018-03-20, dbueso: Added SHM_STAT_ANY description.
.\"
.TH SHMCTL 2 2017-09-15 "Linux" "Linux Programmer's Manual"
.SH NAME
@@ -242,6 +243,18 @@ However, the
argument is not a segment identifier, but instead an index into
the kernel's internal array that maintains information about
all shared memory segments on the system.
+.TP
+.BR SHM_STAT_ANY " (Linux-specific)"
+Return a
+.I shmid_ds
+structure as for
+.BR SHM_STAT .
+However, the
+.I shm_perm.mode
+is not checked for read access for
+.IR shmid ,
+resembing the behaviour of
+/proc/sysvipc/shm.
.PP
The caller can prevent or allow swapping of a shared
memory segment with the following \fIcmd\fP values:
@@ -287,7 +300,7 @@ operation returns the index of the highest used entry in the
kernel's internal array recording information about all
shared memory segments.
(This information can be used with repeated
-.B SHM_STAT
+.B SHM_STAT or SHM_STAT_ANY
operations to obtain information about all shared memory segments
on the system.)
A successful
@@ -328,7 +341,7 @@ isn't accessible.
\fIshmid\fP is not a valid identifier, or \fIcmd\fP
is not a valid command.
Or: for a
-.B SHM_STAT
+.B SHM_STAT or SHM_STAT_ANY
operation, the index value specified in
.I shmid
referred to an array slot that is currently unused.
--
2.13.6
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