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Re: Dueling symbols using PCRE emulation of POSIX ERE's

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Wed 14 Jan 2009 - 18:10:00 CET
Message-id: <45BEE19C-C973-4083-AB77-97EFBB351611@mac.com>

On Jan 14, 2009, at 11:43 AM, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:

> On Wednesday 14 of January 2009, Jeff Johnson wrote:
>> When using yum+rpmlib, there appears to be confusions about which
>> "regcomp" symbol is to be used. Here's a trace from valgrind:
>>
> [...]
>> That forces MANDATORY INTERNAL PCRE always afaict.
>
> Right, punish those who are using "fixed "pcre...
>
> http://cvs.pld-linux.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/SOURCES/pcre-pcreposix-glibc-conflict.patch
>

I fail to see how discussing a solution for RPM that is not yet  
implemented
can be called "punishment".

Your input is certainly welcomed.

In fact, I've asked for comments repeatedly over the last couple weeks.

73 de Jeff
Received on Wed Jan 14 18:10:17 2009
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