pthread_create man page has gone missing

Bug #538577 reported by Scott Ritchie on 2010-03-13
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
eglibc (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

This manpage used to be present, but is no longer contained in the gilbc-docs package. It is referenced by other man pages.

Ricardo Aguiar (neldor) wrote :

The function pthread_create() is missing from 'man' pages (and other
stuff related to pthread also).

Besides this, as emacs user (at least to program), I would like the
developers to consider putting this information in the Info system
instead of man, because the info is easier to access.

Thanks in advance.

Ric.

codingfreak (codingfreaks) wrote :

I faced the same issue ... just check for package named 'manpages-posix-dev' in Ubuntu Software Center ... In my case it is not installed after installation I am able to access the pthread_create man pages and also others.

Changed in eglibc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) on 2011-07-21
Changed in eglibc (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) wrote :
Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) wrote :

the upstream eglibc source does ship the man pages and from eyeballing the Makefile I would think they'd be included but obviously something goes wrong along the way. This will need some further inspection.

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