The IBM Advance Toolchain for PowerLinux is a set of open source development tools and runtime libraries that allow users to take leading edge advantage of IBM's latest POWER hardware features on Linux. A new update release is now available, and it includes the following:
A new version of itrace tool that supports trace controls.
- Fixes for Intel Threading Build Blocks headers.
- A Valgrind fix for unhandled syscalls when running Valgrind on a Java 6 or 7 application.
- A GCC fix for the usage of scalar instructions instead of VSX when treating long double on POWER7.
OProfile fixes for the following issues:
- operf fails when profiling more than 8 events.
- operf --system-wide not properly collecting samples for Java7 applications.
- The GNU C Library provides optimized versions of the functions sched_getcpu and modf.
Binutils fixes the following issues:
- Link-time optimization removes dynamic table entries for symbols.
- Unable to redefine weak function when using link-time optimization.
- Sorting of STD_GNU_IFUNC relocations.
This release is already available in the new host. Add the new repositories in order to get this update.
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