Fedora 20 Update: acpica-tools-20131115-1.fc20

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2013-22254
2013-11-27 15:53:08
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Name        : acpica-tools
Product     : Fedora 20
Version     : 20131115
Release     : 1.fc20
URL         : https://www.acpica.org/
Summary     : ACPICA tools for the development and debug of ACPI tables
Description :
The ACPI Component Architecture (ACPICA) project provides an OS-independent
reference implementation of the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
Specification (ACPI).  ACPICA code contains those portions of ACPI meant to
be directly integrated into the host OS as a kernel-resident subsystem, and
a small set of tools to assist in developing and debugging ACPI tables.

This package contains only the user-space tools needed for ACPI table
development, not the kernel implementation of ACPI.  The following commands
are installed:
   -- iasl: compiles ASL (ACPI Source Language) into AML (ACPI Machine
      Language), suitable for inclusion as a DSDT in system firmware.
      It also can disassemble AML, for debugging purposes.
   -- acpibin: performs basic operations on binary AML files (e.g.,
      comparison, data extraction)
   -- acpidump: write out the current contents of ACPI tables
   -- acpiexec: simulate AML execution in order to debug method definitions
   -- acpihelp: display help messages describing ASL keywords and op-codes
   -- acpinames: display complete ACPI name space from input AML
   -- acpisrc: manipulate the ACPICA source tree and format source files
      for specific environments
   -- acpixtract: extract binary ACPI tables from acpidump output (see
      also the pmtools package)

This version of the tools is being released under GPLv2 license.

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Update Information:

Update to latest upstream, improving compliance with ACPI 5.0 specification.
Corrects a testing script so that it runs properly on s390x.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Nov 25 2013 Al Stone <ahs3 at redhat.com> - 20131115-1
- Update to latest upstream.  Closes BZ#1031255.
- Add a little code to workaround build problems that can occur (the tests
  will fail) when a build starts before midnight, but ends after midnight
- Remove patch to include Makefile.config that was missing from tarball.
* Wed Oct  9 2013 Al Stone <ahs3 at redhat.com> - 20130927-1
- Update to latest upstream.  Closes BZ#1013090.
- Add temporary patch to include Makefile.config being missing from tarball.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #1031255 - acpica-tools-20131115 is available
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1031255
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