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authorLinus Torvalds <>2015-04-18 11:10:49 -0400
committerLinus Torvalds <>2015-04-18 11:10:49 -0400
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Merge tag 'docs-for-linus' of git://
Pull documentation updates from Jonathan Corbet: "Numerous fixes, the overdue removal of the i2o docs, some new Chinese translations, and, hopefully, the README fix that will end the flow of identical patches to that file" * tag 'docs-for-linus' of git:// (34 commits) Documentation/memcg: update memcg/kmem status Documentation: blackfin: Makefile: Typo building issue Documentation/vm/pagemap.txt: correct location of page-types tool Documentation/memory-barriers.txt: typo fix doc: Add guest_nice column to example output of `cat /proc/stat' Documentation/kernel-parameters: Move "eagerfpu" to its right place Documentation: gpio: Update ACPI part of the document to mention _DSD docs/completion.txt: Various tweaks and corrections doc: completion: context, scope and language fixes Documentation:Update Documentation/zh_CN/arm64/memory.txt Documentation:Update Documentation/zh_CN/arm64/booting.txt Documentation: Chinese translation of arm64/legacy_instructions.txt DocBook media: fix broken EIA hyperlink Documentation: tweak the maintainers entry README: Change gzip/bzip2 to xz compression format README: Update version number reference doc:pci: Fix typo in Documentation/PCI Documentation: drm: Use '->' when describing access through pointers. Documentation: Remove mentioning of block barriers Documentation/email-clients.txt: Fix one grammar mistake, add extra info about TB ...
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@@ -228,7 +228,7 @@ UUID/GUID addresses:
lower ('l') or upper case ('L') hex characters - and big endian order
in lower ('b') or upper case ('B') hex characters.
- Where no additional specifiers are used the default little endian
+ Where no additional specifiers are used the default big endian
order with lower case hex characters will be printed.
Passed by reference.
@@ -273,6 +273,16 @@ struct clk:
Passed by reference.
+bitmap and its derivatives such as cpumask and nodemask:
+ %*pb 0779
+ %*pbl 0,3-6,8-10
+ For printing bitmap and its derivatives such as cpumask and nodemask,
+ %*pb output the bitmap with field width as the number of bits and %*pbl
+ output the bitmap as range list with field width as the number of bits.
+ Passed by reference.
Thank you for your cooperation and attention.