Bug 822317 - bdflush(2) is obsolete
bdflush(2) is obsolete
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: man-pages (Show other bugs)
All Linux
unspecified Severity low
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Assigned To: Peter Schiffer
Iveta Wiedermann
: ManPageChange
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Reported: 2012-05-17 00:02 EDT by Kazuo Moriwaka
Modified: 2013-02-21 05:45 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Cause: bdflush(2) system call manual page is missing information that this system call is obsolete Consequence: incomplete documentation Fix: add note to the bdflush(2) manual page that this system call is obsolete Result: proper documentation
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Last Closed: 2013-02-21 05:45:50 EST
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Description Kazuo Moriwaka 2012-05-17 00:02:03 EDT
Description of problem:

bdflush(2) is obsolete syscall, but bdflush(2) and syscalls(2) don't have 
description for this status.  This may cause useless testing especially at performance tuning.

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How reproducible:
Expected results:

DESCRIPTION or NOTES have statement to describe that
bdflush(2) syscall is obsoleted and ignored now.

Additional info:
I reported man-pages upstream project, too.
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 05:45:50 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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