By: Tulio Magno Quites Machado Filho.
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:
For download links, more information and documentation, please refer to our official documentation page.
- Support for Fedora 18 using the same repository of RHEL 6;
- Inclusion of the runtime compatibility package advance-toolchain-at5.0-runtime-at4.0-compat-5.0-9 that allows AT 5.0 run applications built with AT 4.0;
- A ldconfig wrapper installed at /usr/sbin/ that wraps up the ldconfig provided by the system and all installed AT's;
- The following fixes included in GCC:
- GCC fails to compile header with xlC_dfp.
- GDB is updated to 7.4-20120531;
- Valgrind fixes for the following issues:
- Valgrind used the wrong rounding mode for DFP.
- OProfile fixes for the following issues:
- Fix profile executions when the process ID is greater than 32768.
- Allow events to be specified with or without _GRP suffix.
- A TCMalloc fix for a deadlock when calling fork().
Please let us know if you have any questions about this release.