Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Michel Alexandre Salim salimma at
Wed Nov 17 10:27:21 UTC 2010

On Wed, 17 Nov 2010 10:20:35 +0100, drago01 wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 10:17 AM, nodata <lsof at> wrote:
>> On 17/11/10 08:57, Hans de Goede wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> For those who do not know it yet, recent Fedora glibc updates include
>>> an optimized memcpy (which gets used on some processors) which breaks
>>> the 64 bit adobe flash plugin.
>>> The problem has been analyzed and is known, as well as a fix for it,
>>> see:
>> I've filed a ticket for FESCo to look into this, as I believe this
>>> makes us look really bad, and the glibc maintainers do not seem to be
>>> willing to fix it without some sort of intervention:
>>> Regards,
>>> Hans
>> Is someone talking to Adobe about this?
> Yes, see

So this problem would not have been there in the first place had the 
Flash plugin just reuse some other MP3 decoding library (e.g. through 
Gstreamer) rather than rolling out their own, right?

Michel Alexandre Salim
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