Fedora 20 Update: why-2.34-5.fc20

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Fedora Update Notification
2014-06-29 02:01:45

Name        : why
Product     : Fedora 20
Version     : 2.34
Release     : 5.fc20
URL         : http://why.lri.fr/
Summary     : Software verification platform
Description :
Why is a software verification platform that applies formal proving
tools to annotated programs.  It is currently capable of analysis of C
(through "Frama-C"), Java (through the included tool "Krakatoa"), and
potentially ML programs with some modification into Why's own ML-like
language.  Furthermore, Why is capable of analysis of any program that
is mapped onto its own internal language.  It uses a weakest
precondition involving calculus to generate potential theorems necessary
for the proof of a program's correctness.  It translates these theorems
into formats that can be used by external proof assistants (without any
extra work Coq, PVS, HOL Light, and Mizar are supported - having one is
recommended and both Coq and PVS are packaged for Fedora) and automated
theorem provers (without any extra work Simplify, Alt-Ergo, Yices, Z3,
CVC3, and Zenon are supported and Alt-Ergo, CVC3, and Zenon are packaged
for Fedora) so that these results can be externally proven, resulting in
a proof of program correctness.

Note: Each user account must be set up by running "why-config" at the
command line (to set up a configuration file).

Update Information:

The plugin system used by Frama-C was broken, and there was a module conflict between why and Frama-C, which additionally caused the Jessie plugin to fail to load.  This update fixes these problems so that the Jessie plugin is usable.

* Tue Jun 24 2014 Jerry James <loganjerry at gmail.com> - 2.34-5
- Omit "-z now" when building with relro (bz 1105265)
- Resolve a conflict between Frama-C and why modules both named "Project"
* Tue May 13 2014 Jerry James <loganjerry at gmail.com> - 2.34-4
- Rebuild for coq 8.4pl4
* Mon Apr 21 2014 Jerry James <loganjerry at gmail.com> - 2.34-3
- Rebuild for ocamlgraph 1.8.5 and flocq 2.3.0
- Add -flocq23 patch to adapt to flocq 2.3.0
* Mon Mar 24 2014 Jerry James <loganjerry at gmail.com> - 2.34-2
- Remove dropped patches
- Add icons
- Fix the desktop icon entries
* Tue Mar 18 2014 Jerry James <loganjerry at gmail.com> - 2.34-1
- New upstream release
- Drop upstreamed -hashtbl, -flocq, and -or patches
- Add ocaml-findlib BR
* Wed Feb 26 2014 Jerry James <loganjerry at gmail.com> - 2.33-6
- Rebuild for ocamlgraph 1.8.4
- Update desktop files
- Add AppData files for gwhy and jessie
* Tue Sep 17 2013 Jerry James <loganjerry at gmail.com> - 2.33-5
- Rebuild for OCaml 4.01.0
- Enable debuginfo
- Add -or patch to fix warnings, since warnings are errors

  [ 1 ] Bug #1105265 - frama-c errors that Jessie is incompatible, but upstream disagrees

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

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