Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Thu Nov 18 03:59:54 UTC 2010

On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 12:42:56AM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:

> 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 
> software!

Pretty sure it doesn't point them out. It just breaks them. Could you 
shout a little less? I'm already hungover and I haven't even been to bed 

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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