kretz at kde.org
Tue Sep 25 22:23:07 CEST 2007
On Tuesday 25 September 2007, Tom Albers wrote:
> > > - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=284171 (short version:
> > > lazy symbol resolving in glibc is not threadsafe and can deadlock) This
> > > bug can cause spurious deadlocks. If at all possible I'd like to see us
> > > requiring this
> > > glibc version (the fix was posted on Tue, 18 Sep 2007 so perhaps
> > > there's a bit of dreaming involved on my side...)
> > Anyone who can comment on this?
> The debian-team thinks we should not 'depend' on it, only make a note in
> the requirements as in 'because of bug 897 we advise glibc version', where
> 897 is the bugreport from glibc. I suggest we do so.
Sounds good, perhaps we should, in addition, put a workaround inside
phonon-xine and setenv("LD_BIND_NOW", "1", 1) if compiling against an older
glibc? But probably I should ask this on a technical list?
Matthias Kretz (Germany) <><
MatthiasKretz at gmx.net, kretz at kde.org,
Matthias.Kretz at urz.uni-heidelberg.de
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