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Re: glibc: causes segfault in Xorg

On Thu, May 05, 2011 at 08:55:50AM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> The point is not to paralyze Debian development, but you should never
> upload to unstable a package that you *know* is broken. Uploading to
> unstable means “this should be good enough for a stable release, but it
> hasn’t been tested against the rest of the distribution”.

Well, to be fair, in the case of this issue it's not eglibc that's
broken, but rather the applications that make incorrect (buggy)
assumptions.  I'm pretty sure you can find a lot of similar cases in
other libraries, it's just that libc touches a lot more components than
any other library does.


Regards: David
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