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Re: [commit] NEWS update; + expected release of 0.156
- From: Roland McGrath <roland at hack dot frob dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:36:29 -0700
- Subject: Re: [commit] NEWS update; + expected release of 0.156
> +lib: New macro COMPAT_VERSION_NEWPROTO.
> + Fix pread and pwrite if they return incomplete data.
This is internal implementation detail. The only news is a bug fix, which
we don't usually put in NEWS.
> +libdw: Fix DW_CFA_expression parsing of initial pushed value.
> + Fix false error return on no matching CFI from __libdw_find_fde.
> + Fix uninitialized register contents memory in execute_cfi.
> + Handle GNU extension opcodes in dwarf_getlocation.
> + Handle FORM_GNU_strp_alt for files with string data only in dwz file.
> + srcfiles and srclines fixes for partial_units.
> + dwarf_getsrclines mark highest address as end_sequence.
> + dwarf_getsrclines don't set end_sequence when there are no lines.
> + libdw_visit_scopes: Don't recurse into imported unit children.
> + getcfi_scn_eh_frame: Don't crash when .eh_frame bits aren't there.
> + Don't blow up stack in dwarf_getsrclines with lots of lines.
This is full of implementation details too. NEWS should only mention
things that make sense to a user of the library who has never read the
For everything that is just part of fixing some bugs, I don't think we need
to list them in NEWS at all.