Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Wed Nov 17 19:28:14 UTC 2010


On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 08:57:20 +0100,
  Hans de Goede <hdegoede at redhat.com> 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.

I saw memcpy / memmove issues affecting squashfs-tools shortly before the
F14 alpha. So we had some what of a heads up about the issue over three
months ago. It is unfortunate that we didn't catch the flash issue during
prerelease testing of F14. If this really is an important critera for
releases, maybe we should be having QA testing that flash works.


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