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Re: [PATCH] Create nptl manual node and document thread_locallimitation

On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 11:16:23AM -0400, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> On 03/14/2013 11:07 AM, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > The text of the manual should use proper terminology.  But it makes sense
> > for the index to have everything (or at least every prefix) that someone
> > is likely to look for, and "pthreads" is certainly something people are
> > likely to look for in the index when they want POSIX threads details.
> You make a good point about the use of an index.
> I withdraw my objection to the use of `pthreads' in the index.

Cool, I've pushed the change from threads to pthreads as an obvious


commit bcda98809c4a8681661cdaafbe23ec318fb4c394
Author: Siddhesh Poyarekar <>
Date:   Fri Mar 15 09:28:54 2013 +0530

    Modify threads in nptl cindex to pthreads

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 0d89f5e..942a9dc 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2013-03-15  Siddhesh Poyarekar  <>
+	* manual/nptl.texi (cindex): Modify threads to pthreads.
 2013-03-15  Joseph Myers  <>
 	* sysdeps/x86_64/preconfigure: Regenerated.
diff --git a/manual/nptl.texi b/manual/nptl.texi
index f1d8f08..9a1df1a 100644
--- a/manual/nptl.texi
+++ b/manual/nptl.texi
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 @c @node POSIX Threads, , Cryptographic Functions, Top
 @chapter POSIX Threads
 @c %MENU% POSIX Threads
-@cindex threads
+@cindex pthreads
 This chapter describes the @glibcadj{} POSIX Thread implementation.

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