Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 190557
RFE: Bugfix release available 3.1.1
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:31 EST
Description of problem:
Please could you push an updated valgrind package for FC5 - version 3.1.1 was
released 15th March 2006, and is a bugfix release.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Have you tested the rpms provided in rawhide?
I just tried the rawhide valgrind-3.1.1-3 RPM. It seems to work fine, though
I've really done little more than a quick sanity check.
The newer rpm also fixes a bug that I was otherwise planning to report. I came
across this while working on my own custom valgrind instrumentation tool (still
In theory, valgrind can use debug info to find the source file and line number
for any given instruction. However, no source information is available when
using the standard FC5 valgrind-3.1.0-2 RPM. If I switch to the rawhide
valgrind-3.1.1-3 RPM, then the expected source information does appear.
So I Jonathan Underwood's recommendation that this be rolled out as a Fedora
Core 5 update.
I've been using the rawhide rpm for the past week or so, and have seen no
regressions so far.
Version 3.2 is now out - would be nice to get an upgrade for FC-5 to that. Will
try the devel rpms tonight.
FC5 is no longer supported and newer valgrind is shipped in FC6 and F7.