Fedora 18 Update: abi-dumper-0.99.6-1.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-09-19 00:57:01

Name        : abi-dumper
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 0.99.6
Release     : 1.fc18
URL         : http://github.com/lvc/abi-dumper/
Summary     : Tool to dump ABI of an ELF object containing DWARF debug info
Description :
A tool to dump ABI of an ELF object containing DWARF debug info.

The tool is intended to be used with ABI Compliance Checker tool for tracking
ABI changes of a C/C++ library or kernel module.

Update Information:

Update to latest upstream release.
* Optimized performance and memory usage (up to 90%) on input objects with a huge number of changes and deep data type trees (e.g. Linux kernel)
* Partial support for GCC 4.8.{0-1}, waiting for a fix for the bug 57850 in the next GCC versions
* Support for incomplete ABI dumps
New Options
* -affected-limit
Bug Fixes
* Fixed identification of template constructors and destructors
* Do not show "this" first argument of methods in the report
* Corrected descriptions of affected symbols in the report
* Fixed false alarms on changed offset of parameters
* Do not hang on class A<N>:public A<N-1>
* Code refactoring

* Reduced memory usage 10%

  [ 1 ] Bug #1009481 - abi-compliance-checker- is available
  [ 2 ] Bug #1009482 - abi-dumper-0.99.6 is available

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

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