Fedora 9 Update: gdb-6.8-9.fc9

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-05-28 22:40:07

Name        : gdb
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 6.8
Release     : 9.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 printing of variable records from GNAT/Ada.

* Thu May 22 2008 Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil at 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 at redhat.com> - 6.8-8
- Silence memcpy check which returns false positive (sparc64)
* Thu May 15 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa at 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 at 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 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.

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