BEWARE: a problematic glibc made it to stable (F16)

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 21:51:33 UTC 2011


On 10/20/2011 01:06 AM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-10-19 at 15:30 -0400, Simo Sorce wrote:
> 
>> What did you downgrade to ?
>> AFAIK Several people had to downgrade from -11 because of nsswitch
>> issues ... seem glibc is not in good shape :-(
> 
> You get to pick your breakage. If glibc maintainers would kindly stop
> pulling random git snapshots into a pending stable release that would be
> nice

It is horrendously stupid to do this.  It is not a question of being
kind or nice.  Fedora is not glibc's development platform.  They should
get their own and stop mucking around and breaking things unnecessarily
and repeatedly.  If they won't stop on their own, FESCo must push them
to stop.

Rahul



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