Fedora 10 Update: elfutils-0.139-1.fc10

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-01-27 00:36:52

Name        : elfutils
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 0.139
Release     : 1.fc10
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).

Update Information:

This update fixes various minor bugs in elfutils libraries and tools.  It also
adds support for automatic gzip or bzip2 decompression of ELF files to libdwfl
and the tools that use it.

* Fri Jan 23 2009 Roland McGrath <roland at redhat.com> - 0.139-1
- Update to 0.139
  - libcpu: Add Intel SSE4 disassembler support
  - readelf: Implement call frame information and exception handling dumping.
    	     Add -e option.  Enable it implicitly for -a.
  - elflint: Check PT_GNU_EH_FRAME program header entry.
  - libdwfl: Support automatic gzip/bzip2 decompression of ELF files. (#472136)
* Thu Jan  1 2009 Roland McGrath <roland at redhat.com> - 0.138-2
- Fix libelf regression.
* Wed Dec 31 2008 Roland McGrath <roland at redhat.com> - 0.138-1
- Update to 0.138
  - Install <elfutils/version.h> header file for applications to use in
    source version compatibility checks.
  - libebl: backend fixes for i386 TLS relocs; backend support for NT_386_IOPERM
  - libcpu: disassembler fixes (#469739)
  - libdwfl: bug fixes (#465878)
  - libelf: bug fixes
  - eu-nm: bug fixes for handling corrupt input files (#476136)

  [ 1 ] Bug #465878 - crash on processing empty archive
  [ 2 ] Bug #469739 - eu-objdump: Assertion failed while disassembling libavcodec.so.52
  [ 3 ] Bug #476136 - Various SEGVs and ABRTs on binutils testcases
  [ 4 ] Bug #472136 - RFE: handle compressed kernel object files for systemtap-style offline searches

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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