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Recommended update for gcc


(Last modified: 01MAR2004)

solutions Recommended update for gcc SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (75412a771b8e3aa4c1bc8ff08655edd6)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64

Release: 20040301
Obsoletes: none


Security fixes.



Problem description

  • Make ios::copyfmt copy the imbued locale (bugzilla #34327)
  • Use cmpstrsi instead of doing unsafe strcmp->memcmp transformation (bugzilla #33963)
  • Don't discard GOT pointer if only used in a catch handler (bugzilla #33987)
  • Make loop transformation regard REG_EQUAL notes (bugzilla #34193)


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as RPM packages that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh cpp.rpm gcc.rpm gcc-c++.rpm gcc-info.rpm libgcc.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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