Fedora 8 Update: gdb-6.6-42.fc8

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-02-05 23:09:00

Name        : gdb
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 6.6
Release     : 42.fc8
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.

Update Information:

Core files build-id messaging has been improved:   * Messages like `warning:
Missing the separate debug info file'     now suggest installing the missing
debuginfo files instead.   * Suggest the missing debuginfo RPM file(s) by
looking up     the local RPM database.   * Suppressed now the duplicite
filenames printing.

* Thu Jan 24 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil at redhat.com> - 6.6-42
- build-id debug messages print now the library names unconditionally.
* Thu Jan 24 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil at redhat.com> - 6.6-41
- Improve the text UI messages for the build-id debug files locating.
  - Require now the rpm libraries.
* Thu Jan 10 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil at redhat.com> - 6.6-40
- Fix+test (backport) threading of statically linked inferiors (BZ 314131).
  - It requires recent glibc to work in this case properly.
* Thu Dec 27 2007 Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil at redhat.com> - 6.6-39
- Fix (backport) PPC biarch (ppc64->ppc) addresses above 2GB (BZ 426613).
- Fix the vendora testcase `attach-32.exp' affecting the other tests results.
* Sat Dec 22 2007 Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil at redhat.com> - 6.6-38
- Fix crash on parsing duplicite file entries debug info (BZ 426395).
- Fix (#2) readline history for input mode commands like `command' (BZ 215816).
- Fix documentation on hardware watchpoints wrt multiple threads.
- Rename the patch file for BZ 235197 from its former name BZ 234468.
* Mon Dec 10 2007 Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil at redhat.com> - 6.6-37
- Testsuite fixes for more stable/comparable results.
* Thu Nov  8 2007 Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil at redhat.com> - 6.6-36
- Fix `errno' resolving on glibc with broken DW_AT_MIPS_linkage_name.
- Imported 6.7 PPC hiding of call-volatile parameter registers.

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update gdb' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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