Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Wed Nov 17 23:42:56 UTC 2010

Andrew Haley wrote:
> So we should be able simply to patch glibc, right?  Can't see any reason
> not to.

Because it's NOT a bug in glibc, because what glibc does is CORRECT, because 
it actually POINTS OUT bugs in applications which are portability issues and 
can hurt future optimization opportunities (regardless of whether the 
current implementation really is faster than before or not) and, most 
importantly, because it is NOT our job to work around bugs in proprietary 

        Kevin Kofler

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