Linaro GDB 7.2-2010.10-0

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Project:
Linaro GDB
Series:
7.2
Version:
7.2-2010.10-0
Released:
2010-10-12  
Registrant:
Michael Hope
Release registered:
2010-10-12
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5 Ulrich Weigand, 4 Yao Qi
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Release notes 

Linaro GDB 7.2 2010.10-0 is the first release in the 7.2 series. Based off the latest GDB 7.2, it includes a number of ARM-focused bug fixes and enhancements.

Interesting changes include:
 * Backtraces in Thumb-2 code are significantly improved
 * Much better prologue and epilogue parsing
 * Improved software watchpoint support
 * Many test suite tidy-ups

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2010-10-08 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>

 gdb/
 * version.in: Bump version.

2010-10-08 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>

 GDB Linaro 7.2-2010.10-0 released.

 gdb/
 * version.in: Update.

2010-10-08 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>

 Fix LP #523959
 Backport from mainline:

 2010-10-08 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>
 gdb/
 * arm-tdep.c (thumb_expand_immediate): New function.
 (thumb_instruction_changes_pc): Likewise.
 (thumb2_instruction_changes_pc): Likewise.
 (thumb_analyze_prologue): Handle 32-bit Thumb instructions during
 prologue parsing. Improved support for optimized code.
 (thumb_scan_prologue): Do not reply on line-number information,
 use same heuristics as arm_scan_prologue insead.
 (skip_prologue_function): Accept functions
 "__tls_get_addr" and "__aeabi_read_tp".

2010-10-08 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>

 Fix LP #615982
 Backport from mainline:

 2010-10-08 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>
      Daniel Jacobowitz <email address hidden>
 gdb/
 * arm-tdep.c (thumb_in_function_epilogue_p)
 (arm_in_function_epilogue_p): New.
 (arm_gdbarch_init): Install arm_in_function_epilogue_p as
 gdbarch_in_function_epilogue_p callback.

2010-10-06 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>

 Backport from mainline:

 2010-08-20 Maciej W. Rozycki <email address hidden>

 libiberty/
 * pex-common.c (pex_read_err): Set stderr_pipe to -1 if a
 corresponding stream has been opened.
 (pex_free): Close pipe file descriptors corresponding to child's
 stdout and stderr before waiting.

2010-09-22 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>

 * src-release: Support gdb-linaro packages.

 gdb/
 * version.in: Set to Linaro GDB version number.

 * configure.ac (PKGVERSION, BUGURL): Refer to Linaro.
 * configure: Regenerate.

 gdb/gdbserver/
 * configure.ac (PKGVERSION, BUGURL): Refer to Linaro.
 * configure: Regenerate.

 gdb/doc/
 * configure.ac (PKGVERSION, BUGURL): Refer to Linaro.
 * configure: Regenerate.

2010-09-14 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>

 Fix LP #620595
 Backport from mainline:

 2010-09-08 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>

 gdb/testsuite/
 * gdb.threads/threxit-hop-specific.exp: Use "continue" instead
 of "next" to proceed over pthread_exit call.

2010-09-14 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>

 Fix LP #615988
 Backport from mainline:

 2010-09-09 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>
 gdb/
 * dwarf2read.c (fixup_partial_die): Do not set dummy name for
 anonymous class partial DIEs.

 2010-09-08 Ulrich Weigand <email address hidden>
 gdb/testsuite/
 * gdb.base/maint.exp: Avoid wildcards against potentially very long
 "maint print statistics" output to prevent expect timeouts.

2010-09-10 Yao Qi <email address hidden>

 Fix LP:#615995.
 Backport from mainline:

 2010-09-08 Yao Qi <email address hidden>
        Pedro Alves <email address hidden>

 * infrun.c (resume): When inferior is waiting_for_vfork_done,
 clear step and don't use displaced stepping.
        Extend comment on ignoring single-step requests on vfork
 parents waiting for a vfork-done.

0 blueprints and 9 bugs targeted

Bug report Importance Assignee Status
523959 #523959 GDB backtrace does not work correctly for Thumb-2 on armel 4 Medium Ulrich Weigand  10 Fix Released
615982 #615982 Software watchpoint problems 4 Medium Ulrich Weigand  10 Fix Released
615993 #615993 gdb.base/sigstep.exp failures 4 Medium Yao Qi  10 Fix Released
615995 #615995 gdb.base/watch-vfork.exp failures 4 Medium Yao Qi  10 Fix Released
615988 #615988 gdb.base/maint.exp failures 5 Low Ulrich Weigand  10 Fix Released
615997 #615997 gdb.dwarf2/dw2-ref-missing-frame.exp failure 5 Low Yao Qi  10 Fix Released
615998 #615998 gdb.gdb/observer.exp failures 5 Low Ulrich Weigand  10 Fix Released
615999 #615999 gdb.gdb/selftest.exp failures 5 Low Yao Qi  10 Fix Released
620595 #620595 gdb.threads/threxit-hop-specific.exp failure 5 Low Ulrich Weigand  10 Fix Released
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