Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Thu Nov 18 16:17:37 UTC 2010


On 11/18/2010 03:47 PM, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 04:39:40PM +0100, Magnus Glantz wrote:
>> So..
>> Upside of patching: happy users :-)
>> Downside of patching: unhappy developers :-(
> 
> and unhappy users because their software runs slower, apparently you've
> (intentionally?) missed that. 

I think it's not so much "missed" as "don't believe".  Is there really
some inherent reason why a backward copy runs faster than a forward
one?

> There is absolutely no reason to punish all sanely written apps for
> one badly written proprietary one.

Well, hold on, we don't know that it's only one.  I expect that this broke [*]
more apps, some in Fedora, and we've not found them yet.

Andrew.

[*]  Yes, they were already broken.  I know.


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