SUSE-RU-2013:0218-1: Recommended update for valgrind

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Wed Jan 30 17:04:27 MST 2013

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for valgrind

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2013:0218-1
Rating:             low
References:         #776211 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2

   An update that has one recommended fix can now be
   installed. It includes one version update.


   This update provides valgrind 3.8.1, which adds support for

   * Support for Intel AVX instructions and for AES
   instructions. This support is available only for 64 bit
   * Support for POWER Decimal Floating Point instructions
   * Non-libc malloc implementations are now supported
   * Tool developers can make replacement/wrapping more
   flexible thanks to the new option --soname-synonyms
   * The C++ demangler has been updated so as to work well
   with C++ compiled by up to at least g++ 4.6.
   * Increased limit for the --num-callers command line
   flag to 500
   * Improved support for DWARF4 debugging information
   * Initial support for DWZ compressed Dwarf debug info
   * Modest performance gains through the use of
   translation chaining
   * Several improvements for s390x.


Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2:

      zypper in -t patch sdksp2-valgrind-7010

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 3.8.1]:



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