SUSE-RU-2018:3154-1: moderate: Recommended update for gdb

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Mon Oct 15 13:14:14 MDT 2018

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for gdb

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:3154-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1102564 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15

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


   This update for gdb fixes the following issues:

   GDB was updated to the 8.2 release:

   - 'symbol-file' and 'add-symbol-file' accept -o to add relative
      offset to all sections
   - pager accepts 'c' response to disable it for rest of command
   - accept _Alignof and alignof in C resp. C++ expressions
   - new target riscv*-*-elf
   - python API extensions: gdb.Type.align, gdb.execute deals with multi-line
     gdb commands, gdb.convenience_variable and gdb.set_convenience_variable
     to access convenience variables,
   - aarch64: properly support hardware watchpoints on unaligned addresses
     (needs kernel >= 4.10)
   - Support access to new POWER8 registers [fate#325178, fate#326120]
   - Support ipv6 for gdbserver connections.
   - Update to intel processor trace library 2.0 (from 1.6.1):

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-2233=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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