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Fedora 9 Update: gdb-6.8-23.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-9520
2008-11-12 01:51:28
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Name        : gdb
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 6.8
Release     : 23.fc9
URL         : http://gnu.org/software/gdb/
Summary     : A GNU source-level debugger for C, C++, Java and other languages
Description :
GDB, the GNU debugger, allows you to debug programs written in C, C++,
Java, and other languages, by executing them in a controlled fashion
and printing their data.

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Update Information:

Fix occasional crash on resolving variable length arrays.  Fix ignored
conditionals on watchpoints.
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ChangeLog:

* Sun Nov  9 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-23
- Fix the variable-length-arrays support (BZ 468266, feature BZ 377541).
- Fix the watchpoints conditionals.
- Fix on PPC spurious SIGTRAPs on active watchpoints.
* Tue Sep  2 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-22
- Fix PIE patch regression for loading binaries from valgrind (BZ 460319).
* Thu Aug 28 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-21
- Fix attaching to stopped processes, based on the upstream version now.
  - Just kernel-2.6.25 neither upstream nor utrace work with it; 2.6.9 works.
- Fix occasional crash on a removed watchpoint.
- Fix false testcase FAILs for `gdb.pie/break.exp'.
- Fix a false warning (+a testcase FAIL) on s390x watchpoints.
- Fix a false FAIL on s390x `gdb.base/dump.exp'.
* Wed Aug 27 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-20
- Remove `gdb-6.3-nonthreaded-wp-20050117.patch' as obsoleted + regressing now.
- Make the GDB quit processing non-abortable to cleanup everything properly.
- Support DW_TAG_constant for Fortran in recent Fedora/RH GCCs.
- Fix crash on DW_TAG_module for Fortran in recent Fedora/RH GCCs.
- Readd resolving of bare names of constructors and destructors.
- Include various vendor testcases:
  - Leftover zombie process (BZ 243845).
  - Multithreaded watchpoints (`gdb.threads/watchthreads2.exp').
  - PIE testcases (`gdb.pie/*').
  - C++ contructors/destructors (`gdb.cp/constructortest.exp').
  - Test a crash on libraries missing the .text section.
* Mon Aug 25 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-19
- Extend the Fortran dynamic variables patch also for dynamic Fortran strings.
* Sat Aug 23 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-18
- Fix MI debuginfo print on reloaded exec, found by Denys Vlasenko (BZ 459414).
* Mon Aug  4 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-17
- Fix `errno' printing on nonthreaded non-g3 inferiors (TLS minsym is absolute).
* Fri Aug  1 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-16
- Remove the `original-location' patch as it has testsuite regressions.
* Fri Aug  1 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-15
- Fix register assignments with no GDB stack frames, Denys Vlasenko (BZ 436037).
* Fri Jul 25 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-14
- Backpoint `original-location' for multi-PC breakpoints (for Nemiver).
- Include _default_patch_fuzz for builds on F-10.
* Fri Jul 25 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-13
- Fix powerpc recent secure PLTs handling (shared library calls) (BZ 452960).
- Fix the testsuite .spec runner to run biarch also on ppc.
- Reenable testcases threadcrash.exp, chng-syms.exp, checkpoint.exp (BZ 207002).
* Thu Jul 24 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-12
- Temporarily disable attaching to a stopped process (BZ 453688)
  - To be reintroduced after a fix of the kernel BZ 454404.
* Tue Jul  8 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-11
- Fix crash due to calling an inferior function right after a watchpoint stop.
* Sun Jun  1 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-10
- Fix crash on a watchpoint update on an inferior stop.
- Fix the s390x part of the hardware watchpoints after a fork.
* Thu May 22 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-9
- Fix memory trashing on binaries from GNAT/Ada (workaround GCC PR 35998).
* Thu May 15 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> - 6.8-8
- Silence memcpy check which returns false positive (sparc64)
* Thu May 15 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> - 6.8-7
- patch from DaveM for sparc/sparc64
- touch up spec to enable sparcv9/sparc64
* Sat May  3 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-6
- Fix gdb.base/gcore-shmid0.exp to be unresolved on recent kernels.
- Make the testsuite results of dfp-test.exp more stable.
* Sun Apr 27 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-5
- Remove the kernel VDSO workaround (`no loadable ...') (kernel BZ 312011).
* Wed Apr 23 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-4
- Backport fix on various forms of threads tracking across exec() (BZ 442765).
- Testsuite: Include more biarch libraries on %{multilib_64_archs}.
- Disable the build-id warnings for the testsuite run as they cause some FAILs.
- Fix PIE support for 32bit inferiors on 64bit debugger.
- Fix trashing memory on one ada/gnat testcase.
- Make the testsuite results on ada more stable.
* Wed Apr 16 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-3
- Fix ia64 compilation errors (Yi Zhan, BZ 442684).
- Fix build on non-standard rpm-devel includes (Robert Scheck, BZ 442449).
- Do not run the PIE mode for the testsuite during `--with upstream'.
- Fix test of the crash on a sw watchpoint condition getting out of the scope.
* Fri Apr 11 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan kratochvil redhat com> - 6.8-2
- Fix a regression due to PIE of reloading a changed exec file (BZ 433410).
- Include also biarch libgcc on %{multilib_64_archs} for the testsuite.
- Cosmetic fix of a testcase sanity breakpoint setting (part of BZ 233852).
- New test of hiding unexpected breakpoints on intentional step commands.
- New test of GCORE for shmid 0 shared memory mappings.
- New test of a crash on `focus cmd', `focus prev' commands.
- Fix a minor test race of the hardware watchpoints after the fork call.
- Test crash on a sw watchpoint condition getting out of the scope.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #468266 - gdb is useless
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=468266
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