If you notice that a new release of the Linux kernel or glibc
adds a new interface or changes an existing interface, then
report a bug
to ensure that the change gets documented.
(Interfaces include not just system calls and library functions
and so on.)
Provide input on, or assistance with, the tasks listed on the
Ask the man-pages maintainer to add you to the
(manually maintained) distribution list of people who receive
notification of new man-pages releases,
and review the changes that have occurred during a release (read the
changelog and/or do a
between the directory trees for the current and previous releases).
Subscribe to the
linux-api mailing list
a list where (conscientious) kernel developers CC patches
that change the kernel API.
This provides a "heads up" on changes that may need documenting
in manual pages.
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