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

Heiko Adams fedora-updates at
Sun Oct 23 11:03:44 UTC 2011

Am 23.10.2011 04:14, schrieb Kevin Kofler:
> Jim Meyering wrote:
>> glibc-2.14.90-12.999, which has just made it to stable provokes
>> a hard-to-diagnose (for me at least) problem.
>> While most things work, and it fixed two problems that affected
>> me, it caused me some frustration:
>> https//
> glibc-2.14.90-12.999 also breaks the build of ANY C++ code using
> fenv.h, which affects at least Qt (but likely also several other
> C++ packages, particularly mathematical ones, but not only, as can
> be seen from Qt). Thankfully, that showstopper is fixed in -13
> which is already in stable by now (because it was aggressively
> up-karma'd by the KDE SIG).
> The fact that a glibc with showstoppers of this kind got pushed to
> stable shows that the karma system does not work at all. It just
> hinders getting legitimate fixes out and does nothing to stop
> regressions. glibc is even critpath, yet broken crap still goes
> out.
Since a few days I've got the problem that lazarus and applications
written with lazarus are running into an exception on closing them.
Originaly I thought that this is a problem of that latest gtk2 update
but could it be that glibc also affects lazarus, even if is pascal?



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