Fedora 18 Update: valgrind-3.8.1-4.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-10-15 17:32:21

Name        : valgrind
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 3.8.1
Release     : 4.fc18
URL         : http://www.valgrind.org/
Summary     : Tool for finding memory management bugs in programs
Description :
Valgrind is a tool to help you find memory-management problems in your
programs. When a program is run under Valgrind's supervision, all
reads and writes of memory are checked, and calls to
malloc/new/free/delete are intercepted. As a result, Valgrind can
detect a lot of problems that are otherwise very hard to

Update Information:

Support /proc/self/auxv, testsuite cleanups, pkg-config fix, wcs string functions, gdbserver exit support, increase VG_N_SEG constants, s390x tsearch suppression workaround.

  [ 1 ] Bug #827219 - pkg-config info wrong
  [ 2 ] Bug #755242 - wcscmp() triggers valgrind warnings
  [ 3 ] Bug #862795 - script debugging via valgrind gdb server behaves strange, throwing error where it shouldn't
  [ 4 ] Bug #730303 - Need to increase VG_N_SEGNAMES
  [ 5 ] Bug #816244 - tsearch conditional jump or move depends on uninitialized value
  [ 6 ] Bug #866793 - Regression vex amd64->IR: unhandled instruction bytes: 0xF0 0xF 0xC0 0x10 0x84 0xD2 0xF 0x95 (lock xaddb)

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

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