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SubjectRe: For review: documentation of clone3() system call
On Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 06:59:31PM +0200, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) wrote:
> Hello Christian and all,
>
> I've made a first shot at adding documentation for clone3(). You can
> see the diff here:
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/docs/man-pages/man-pages.git/commit/?id=faa0e55ae9e490d71c826546bbdef954a1800969
>
> In the end, I decided that the most straightforward approach was to
> add the documentation as part of the existing clone(2) page. This has
> the advantage of avoiding duplication of information across two pages,
> and perhaps also makes it easier to see the commonality of the two
> APIs.
>
> Because the new text is integrated into the existing page, I think it
> makes most sense to just show that page text for review purposes. I
> welcome input on the below.
>
> The notable changes are:
> * In the first part of the page, up to and including the paragraph
> with the subheading "The flags bit mask"
> * Minor changes in the description of CLONE_CHILD_CLEARTID,
> CLONE_CHILD_SETTID, CLONE_PARENT_SETTID, and CLONE_PIDFD, to reflect
> the argument differences between clone() and clone2()
>
> Most of the resy of page is unchanged.
>
> I welcome fixes, suggestions for improvements, etc.

Thank you Michael, for doing this. I will hopefully get around to
reviewing this soon but it might take a few days (latest after next week
:( because of OSS/LSS).

Christian

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