Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Wed Nov 17 20:09:00 UTC 2010

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Bruno Wolff III <bruno at> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 08:57:20 +0100,
>  Hans de Goede <hdegoede at> 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.

I will be very, very, disappointed if that gets added as a criteria
for a Fedora release.  It would be no different than making sure the
nvidia driver works, and we certainly shouldn't be doing that either.


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