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* [PATCH] NEWS: Fix typos, grammar, and missing words
@ 2021-07-31 23:25 Mark Harris via Libc-alpha
  2021-08-01  4:30 ` Carlos O'Donell via Libc-alpha
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Mark Harris via Libc-alpha @ 2021-07-31 23:25 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: libc-alpha

---
 NEWS | 25 +++++++++++++------------
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index ea54518142..ee391c9271 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -41,9 +41,10 @@ Major new features:
 * Add support for 64-bit time_t on configurations like x86 where time_t
   is traditionally 32-bit.  Although time_t still defaults to 32-bit on
   these configurations, this default may change in future versions.
-  This is enabled with the _TIME_BITS preprocessor set to 64 and only
-  supported when LFS (_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64) is also enabled.  It is only
-  enabled for Linux and the full support requires a minimum version of 5.1.
+  This is enabled with the _TIME_BITS preprocessor macro set to 64 and is
+  only supported when LFS (_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64) is also enabled.  It is
+  only enabled for Linux and the full support requires a minimum kernel
+  version of 5.1.
 
 * The main gconv-modules file in glibc now contains only a small set of
   essential converter modules and the rest have been moved into a supplementary
@@ -68,13 +69,13 @@ Major new features:
   closing a range of file descriptors on recent kernels (version 5.9).
 
 * The function closefrom has been added.  It closes all file descriptors
-  greater than given integer.  This function is a GNU extension, although it
-  also present in other systems.
+  greater than or equal to a given integer.  This function is a GNU extension,
+  although it is also present in other systems.
 
-* The posix_spawn_file_actions_closefrom_np function has been added, enabling
-  posix_spawn and posix_spawnp to close all file descriptors great than or
-  equal to a giver integer.  This function is a GNU extension, although
-  Solaris also provides a similar function.
+* The posix_spawn_file_actions_addclosefrom_np function has been added,
+  enabling posix_spawn and posix_spawnp to close all file descriptors greater
+  than or equal to a given integer.  This function is a GNU extension,
+  although Solaris also provides a similar function.
 
 Deprecated and removed features, and other changes affecting compatibility:
 
@@ -109,11 +110,11 @@ Deprecated and removed features, and other changes affecting compatibility:
 
 * The pthread cancellation handler is now installed with SA_RESTART and
   pthread_cancel will always send the internal SIGCANCEL on a cancellation
-  request.  It should not be visible to application since the cancellation
+  request.  It should not be visible to applications since the cancellation
   handler should either act upon cancellation (if asynchronous cancellation
   is enabled) or ignore the cancellation internal signal.  However there are
-  buggy kernel interfaces (for instance some CIFS version) that could still
-  see spurious EINTR error when cancellation interrupts a blocking syscall.
+  buggy kernel interfaces (for instance some CIFS versions) that could still
+  see a spurious EINTR error when cancellation interrupts a blocking syscall.
 
 * Previously, glibc installed its various shared objects under versioned
   file names such as libc-2.33.so.  The ABI sonames (e.g., libc.so.6)
-- 
2.32.0


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* Re: [PATCH] NEWS: Fix typos, grammar, and missing words
  2021-07-31 23:25 [PATCH] NEWS: Fix typos, grammar, and missing words Mark Harris via Libc-alpha
@ 2021-08-01  4:30 ` Carlos O'Donell via Libc-alpha
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 2+ messages in thread
From: Carlos O'Donell via Libc-alpha @ 2021-08-01  4:30 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Mark Harris, libc-alpha

On 7/31/21 7:25 PM, Mark Harris via Libc-alpha wrote:
> ---
>  NEWS | 25 +++++++++++++------------
>  1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
> 

Thank you very much! These look good to me for glibc 2.34.
I'll push these ahead of other NEWS changes I'm making.

Reviewed-by: Carlos O'Donell <carlos@redhat.com>

> diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
> index ea54518142..ee391c9271 100644
> --- a/NEWS
> +++ b/NEWS
> @@ -41,9 +41,10 @@ Major new features:
>  * Add support for 64-bit time_t on configurations like x86 where time_t
>    is traditionally 32-bit.  Although time_t still defaults to 32-bit on
>    these configurations, this default may change in future versions.
> -  This is enabled with the _TIME_BITS preprocessor set to 64 and only
> -  supported when LFS (_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64) is also enabled.  It is only
> -  enabled for Linux and the full support requires a minimum version of 5.1.
> +  This is enabled with the _TIME_BITS preprocessor macro set to 64 and is
> +  only supported when LFS (_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64) is also enabled.  It is
> +  only enabled for Linux and the full support requires a minimum kernel
> +  version of 5.1.
>  
>  * The main gconv-modules file in glibc now contains only a small set of
>    essential converter modules and the rest have been moved into a supplementary
> @@ -68,13 +69,13 @@ Major new features:
>    closing a range of file descriptors on recent kernels (version 5.9).
>  
>  * The function closefrom has been added.  It closes all file descriptors
> -  greater than given integer.  This function is a GNU extension, although it
> -  also present in other systems.
> +  greater than or equal to a given integer.  This function is a GNU extension,
> +  although it is also present in other systems.
>  
> -* The posix_spawn_file_actions_closefrom_np function has been added, enabling
> -  posix_spawn and posix_spawnp to close all file descriptors great than or
> -  equal to a giver integer.  This function is a GNU extension, although
> -  Solaris also provides a similar function.
> +* The posix_spawn_file_actions_addclosefrom_np function has been added,
> +  enabling posix_spawn and posix_spawnp to close all file descriptors greater
> +  than or equal to a given integer.  This function is a GNU extension,
> +  although Solaris also provides a similar function.
>  
>  Deprecated and removed features, and other changes affecting compatibility:
>  
> @@ -109,11 +110,11 @@ Deprecated and removed features, and other changes affecting compatibility:
>  
>  * The pthread cancellation handler is now installed with SA_RESTART and
>    pthread_cancel will always send the internal SIGCANCEL on a cancellation
> -  request.  It should not be visible to application since the cancellation
> +  request.  It should not be visible to applications since the cancellation
>    handler should either act upon cancellation (if asynchronous cancellation
>    is enabled) or ignore the cancellation internal signal.  However there are
> -  buggy kernel interfaces (for instance some CIFS version) that could still
> -  see spurious EINTR error when cancellation interrupts a blocking syscall.
> +  buggy kernel interfaces (for instance some CIFS versions) that could still
> +  see a spurious EINTR error when cancellation interrupts a blocking syscall.
>  
>  * Previously, glibc installed its various shared objects under versioned
>    file names such as libc-2.33.so.  The ABI sonames (e.g., libc.so.6)
> 


-- 
Cheers,
Carlos.


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