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Re: [Qemu-devel] Heads up: glibc preadv emulation breaks qemu on older k

From: Richard W.M. Jones
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Heads up: glibc preadv emulation breaks qemu on older kernels
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 22:20:35 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 11:17:27PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 06:47:55PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > I don't think there's a good solution for this at the qemu level.
> > However I have a working patch for glibc:
> > 
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=563103#c13
> Any chance you could just persuade Uli to drop the optimization?  I
> think users are generally better off to just do it themselves, as they
> have to do that anyway for portable applications.

I agree.  It seems like the sort of thing which is better in gnulib
than in glibc.  That way programs can choose to use gnulib for
portability, versus having to use it with glibc.


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