[vlc-devel] Heads up: VLC needs glibc 2.13 or later

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu May 5 21:48:19 CEST 2011

Le jeudi 5 mai 2011 22:44:13 Laurent Aimar, vous avez écrit :
> Maybe adding something like
> -Drestrict
> in the gcc flags in the case of the bad glibc + gcc combination would
> workaround the segfault(but may create performance issues).

They're a hundred ways to work around the bug. You could redefine memmove() to 
a custom implementation. But this is in no way specific to VLC, and working 
around OS/libc bugs is a slippery slope that I'd rather avoid.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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