Fedora 13 Update: pcc-0.9.9-0.4.20110203cvs.fc13

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-1068
2011-02-04 19:31:10
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Name        : pcc
Product     : Fedora 13
Version     : 0.9.9
Release     : 0.4.20110203cvs.fc13
URL         : http://pcc.ludd.ltu.se/
Summary     : The Portable C Compiler
Description :
The compiler is based on the original Portable C Compiler by Stephen C.
Johnson, written in the late 70's. Even though much of the compiler has been
rewritten, some of the basics still remain.
PCC debuted in Unix Version 7 and replaced the DMR compiler (Dennis Ritchie's
original C compiler) in both System V and the BSD 4.x releases. Some history
about pcc is in the A History of UNIX before Berkeley: UNIX Evolution:
1975-1984 and in the Evolution of C.

About 50% of the frontend code and 80% of the backend code has been rewritten.
Most stuff is written by Anders Magnusson, with the exception of the data-flow
analysis part and the SSA conversion code which is written by Peter A Jonsson,
and the Mips port that were written as part of a project by undergraduate
students at Luleå University of Technology (LTU).

Caution: the compiler is still undergoing heavy development.

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Update Information:

Update to newest snapshot, fixing issues e.g. with inclusion of limits.h.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Feb  3 2011 Jussi Lehtola <jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org> - 0.9.9-0.4.20110203cvs
- Update to 20110203.
* Fri Nov 19 2010 Jussi Lehtola <jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org> - 0.9.9-0.4.101119cvs
- Update to 20101119. x86_64 works now.
- Added possibility in the spec file to build pcc with itself.
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update pcc' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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