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Bug Fix Advisory gdb bug fix update

Advisory: RHBA-2008:0283-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2008-05-21
Last updated on: 2008-05-21
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.2.z server)

Details

Updated gdb packages that fix a bug are now available.

The GNU debugger, gdb, allows the debugging of programs written in C, C++,
and other languages by executing them in a controlled fashion and then
printing out their data.

These updated gdb packages address the following issue:

* excessive slowness of the "info frame" command when debugging programs
using libraries with a large number of symbols.

Users are advised to upgrade to these updated gdb packages, which resolve
this issue.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0527
    MD5: a0121348168dadfd6f53d9277a19d339
 
IA-32:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0044
    MD5: 5b8fc75a85c830b9860149b7c4ce9053
 
IA-64:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0044
    MD5: 5b8fc75a85c830b9860149b7c4ce9053
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0044
    MD5: 01f691e6e376118e8521984119b58d64
 
PPC:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0044
    MD5: d95462f33a99f482adcf9f48394a8dea
 
s390x:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0044
    MD5: 72d83962cc5341943485419a2d21d357
 
x86_64:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0044
    MD5: 5bd2c5bb7cb2abedad2cf47c453a6942
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0527
    MD5: a0121348168dadfd6f53d9277a19d339
 
IA-32:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0044
    MD5: 5b8fc75a85c830b9860149b7c4ce9053
 
x86_64:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0044
    MD5: 5bd2c5bb7cb2abedad2cf47c453a6942
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.2.z server)

SRPMS:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0527
    MD5: a0121348168dadfd6f53d9277a19d339
 
IA-32:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0527
    MD5: 5b8fc75a85c830b9860149b7c4ce9053
 
IA-64:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0527
    MD5: 5b8fc75a85c830b9860149b7c4ce9053
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0527
    MD5: 01f691e6e376118e8521984119b58d64
 
PPC:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0527
    MD5: d95462f33a99f482adcf9f48394a8dea
 
s390x:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0527
    MD5: 72d83962cc5341943485419a2d21d357
 
x86_64:
gdb-6.5-37.el5_2.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0527
    MD5: 5bd2c5bb7cb2abedad2cf47c453a6942
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

446161 - 'info frame' subcommand is slow if the library with great many symbols is linked.



These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from:
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

The Red Hat security contact is secalert@redhat.com. More contact details at http://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/