Fedora 9 Update: gdb-6.8-5.fc9

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-05-13 03:33:14

Name        : gdb
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 6.8
Release     : 5.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.

Update Information:

Fix a GDB crash when the loaded executable file changes beneath.  Fix debugging
of an executable which exec()s another executable.  Fix debugging 32-bit PIEs
(Position-Independent-Executable) by 64-bit GDB.

* Sun Apr 27 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil at redhat.com> - 6.8-5
- Remove the kernel VDSO workaround (`no loadable ...') (kernel BZ 312011).
* Wed Apr 23 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil at 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 at 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 at 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.

  [ 1 ] Bug #442449 - Please add "missing" -I/usr/include/rpm option to CFLAGS
  [ 2 ] Bug #433410 - gdb: double free or corruption when restarting program after symbols changed
  [ 3 ] Bug #442765 - crashes attempting to debug rpm
  [ 4 ] Bug #442684 - 3 gdb build errors on ia64

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