Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Andrew Haley aph at
Wed Nov 17 17:16:15 UTC 2010

On 11/17/2010 04:46 PM, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-11-17 at 16:32 +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
>> Dont we have an upstream mantra to uphold...
>> Forward all Fedora users and otherwize that experience this to Adobe..
>> If we are going hack around this on our side where are we going to draw 
>> the line..
>> Are we planning to start hacking around every ill written code out there?
> Hopefully not; this is a particularly high-visibility issue.  Looking at
> and related pages, Fedora has
> to weigh the desire for things to "just work" for the envisioned user
> base against the desire not to do something technically inferior to
> accommodate non-free software.  I'm happy to let FESCo decide this.

Yes.  This is not a "one size fits all" problem, and doesn't need a
one size fits all solution.  Flash is important to our users.


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