svn commit: r217603 - stable/8/lib/libc/sys

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Wed Jan 19 21:34:42 UTC 2011

Author: keramida (doc committer)
Date: Wed Jan 19 21:34:42 2011
New Revision: 217603

  MFC r199985 from /head
  Describe what setpgid(2) does when pgid=0.  The text has been
  copied from NetBSD’s manpage, and it also matches the behavior
  described by the Open Group’s online copy of setpgid.2 at
  Obtained from:        NetBSD
  Submitted by:         Petros Barbayiannis <petrosbarbayiannis at>

Directory Properties:
  stable/8/lib/libc/   (props changed)
  stable/8/lib/libc/locale/   (props changed)
  stable/8/lib/libc/stdtime/   (props changed)
  stable/8/lib/libc/sys/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/8/lib/libc/sys/setpgid.2
--- stable/8/lib/libc/sys/setpgid.2	Wed Jan 19 21:28:21 2011	(r217602)
+++ stable/8/lib/libc/sys/setpgid.2	Wed Jan 19 21:34:42 2011	(r217603)
@@ -54,6 +54,11 @@ to the specified
 .Fa pid
 is zero, then the call applies to the current process.
+.Fa pgrp
+is zero, then the process id of the process specified by
+.Fa pid
+is used instead.
 If the affected process is not the invoking process, then it must be a
 child of the invoking process, it must not have performed an

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