Sparse 0.2 released

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I have tagged and tarballed a 0.2 release of Sparse, now available from, with sha1sum `1762fc609fe436e74b87356a52690b5f7bb40c81`.

In addition to plenty of bug fixes, this release includes several notable new features:

  • -Wall, thanks to Pavel Roskin
  • `#strong_define` and `#strong_undef`, thanks to Oleg Nesterov
  • Argument parsing functions no longer mangle the argv passed to them, thanks to Christopher Li
  • static library and header files now installed, along with a pkg-config file to find them
  • Makefile now supports DESTDIR, useful for packagers

Full changelog:

   Christopher Li (4):
         trivial fix for seg fault.
         Fix warning on self check.
         delay removing file scope
         cleanup write to argument array hack
   Damien Lespiau (1):
         trivial: more .gitignore stuff
   Josh Triplett (5):
         Update the FAQ: add sparse website and gitweb, update git URL, remove old BK url
         Rename "check.c" to "sparse.c" to match program name; update .gitignore
         Install static library and header files
         Generate and install a pkg-config file.  Add DESTDIR support to Makefile.
         Remove old SCCS target from Makefile.
   Nicolas Kaiser (1):
         double inclusions
   Oleg Nesterov (7):
         use lookup_macro() in handle_undef()
         kill NS_INVISIBLEMACRO, introduce NS_UNDEF
         fix redefine of #weak_define
         fix 'weak' attribute loss
         prepare for #strong_{define,undef}
         implement #strong_define
         implement #strong_undef
   Pavel Roskin (1):
         Support -Wall flag

-- Josh Triplett

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