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Fedora 8 Update: elfutils-0.137-3.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-7464
2008-11-13 02:39:26
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Name        : elfutils
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 0.137
Release     : 3.fc8
URL         : https://fedorahosted.org/elfutils/
Summary     : A collection of utilities and DSOs to handle compiled objects
Description :
Elfutils is a collection of utilities, including ld (a linker),
nm (for listing symbols from object files), size (for listing the
section sizes of an object or archive file), strip (for discarding
symbols), readelf (to see the raw ELF file structures), and elflint
(to check for well-formed ELF files).

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Update Information:

This update fixes various minor bugs in elfutils libraries.  It adds the --core
option to various tools such as eu-addr2line, for looking up symbolic
information associated with a core dump.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Oct  1 2008 Roland McGrath <roland redhat com> - 0.137-3
- fix libdwfl regression (#462689)
* Thu Aug 28 2008 Roland McGrath <roland redhat com> - 0.137-2
- Update to 0.137
  - libdwfl: bug fixes; new segment interfaces;
             all the libdwfl-based tools now support --core=COREFILE option
- Resolves: RHBZ #325021, RHBZ #447416
* Mon Jul  7 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> - 0.135-2
- fix conditional comparison
* Mon May 12 2008 Roland McGrath <roland redhat com> - 0.135-1
- Update to 0.135
  - libdwfl: bug fixes
  - eu-strip: changed handling of ET_REL files wrt symbol tables and relocs
* Wed Apr  9 2008 Roland McGrath <roland redhat com> - 0.134-1
- Update to 0.134
  - elflint: backend improvements for sparc, alpha (#204170)
  - libdwfl, libelf: bug fixes (#439344, #438867, #438263, #438190)
- Remove Conflicts: libelf-devel from elfutils-libelf-devel. (#435742)
* Sun Mar  2 2008 Roland McGrath <roland redhat com> - 0.133-2
- Update to 0.133
  - readelf, elflint, libebl: SHT_GNU_ATTRIBUTE section handling (readelf -A)
  - readelf: core note handling for NT_386_TLS, NT_PPC_SPE, Alpha NT_AUXV
  - libdwfl: bug fixes and optimization in relocation handling
  - elfcmp: bug fix for non-allocated section handling
  - ld: implement newer features of binutils linker.
- Install eu-objdump and libasm, now has limited disassembler support.
* Mon Jan 21 2008 Roland McGrath <roland redhat com> - 0.132-3
- Update to 0.132
  - libelf: Use loff_t instead of off64_t in libelf.h header. (#377241)
  - eu-readelf: Fix handling of ET_REL files in archives.
  - libcpu: Implement x86 and x86-64 disassembler.
  - libasm: Add interface for disassembler.
  - all programs: add debugging of branch prediction.
  - libelf: new function elf_scnshndx.
* Sun Nov 11 2007 Roland McGrath <roland redhat com> - 0.131-1
- Update to 0.131
  - libdw: DW_FORM_ref_addr support; dwarf_formref entry point now deprecated;
           bug fixes for oddly-formatted DWARF
  - libdwfl: bug fixes in offline archive support, symbol table handling;
             apply partial relocations for dwfl_module_address_section on ET_REL
  - libebl: powerpc backend support for Altivec registers
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #452194 - elfutils incorrectly reports assembler symbols
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452194
  [ 2 ] Bug #268961 - elfutils 129 ignores a local symbol within a global
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=268961
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update elfutils' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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