Fedora 16 Update: binutils-

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-12-14 22:40:51

Name        : binutils
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     :
Release     : 6.fc16
URL         : http://sources.redhat.com/binutils
Summary     : A GNU collection of binary utilities
Description :
Binutils is a collection of binary utilities, including ar (for
creating, modifying and extracting from archives), as (a family of GNU
assemblers), gprof (for displaying call graph profile data), ld (the
GNU linker), nm (for listing symbols from object files), objcopy (for
copying and translating object files), objdump (for displaying
information from object files), ranlib (for generating an index for
the contents of an archive), readelf (for displaying detailed
information about binary files), size (for listing the section sizes
of an object or archive file), strings (for listing printable strings
from files), strip (for discarding symbols), and addr2line (for
converting addresses to file and line).

Update Information:

This is an update that fixes several problems with the linker and a problem with strip.

* Wed Dec 14 2011 Nick Clifton <nickc at redhat.com> -
- Import fix for "strip -g", aka PR binutils/13180. (BZ 765782)
* Fri Sep 30 2011 Ricky Zhou <ricky at fedoraproject.org> -
- Rebuild libopcodes.a with -fPIC. (BZ 7344315)
* Fri Aug 12 2011 Nick Clifton <nickc at redhat.com> -
- Import patch to fix demangling of template arguments.  (BZ 730225)
* Fri Aug  5 2011 Nick Clifton <nickc at redhat.com> -
- Import mainstream elf64-ppc.c in order to fix stub size computation.  (BZ 728201)

  [ 1 ] Bug #728201 - stubs don't match calculated size, /usr/bin/ld: can not build stubs: Invalid operation
  [ 2 ] Bug #730225 - ld segv on linking libreoffice library

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

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