man pages for pthread functions?

Willy K. Hamra w.hamra1987 at
Thu Oct 22 16:38:49 UTC 2009

D. R. Evans wrote:
> Nils Kassube said the following at 10/22/2009 12:40 AM :
>> D. R. Evans wrote:
>>> In what package [for jaunty] is the documentation for functions such
>>> as pthread_create()?
>> ~/ > apt-file search pthread_create
>> gnulib: /usr/share/gnulib/doc/posix-functions/pthread_create.texi
>> manpages-fr-extra: /usr/share/man/fr/man3/pthread_create.3.gz
>> manpages-ja-dev: /usr/share/man/ja/man3/pthread_create.3.gz
>> manpages-posix-dev: /usr/share/man/man3/pthread_create.3posix.gz
>> Seems like you want to install manpages-posix-dev.
> Thank you. The tool at
> came up with no hits at all. I don't know why not... I had always assumed
> (obviously incorrectly) that that was a web-based interface to the same
> function.
>   Doc

this really is weird, i thought the same. must be a bug with the
website, check this link:

Willy K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
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