[lfs-dev] Broken sound (glibc).

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Tue May 1 14:48:22 PDT 2012


On Tue, May 01, 2012 at 10:25:51PM +0100, Matt Burgess wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-05-01 at 22:10 +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> 
> >  Also, anyone know why we dropped this ?  I see that it is
> > supposedly already in upstream (described as 'from upstream' for
> > 2.14.1)
> 
> That was precisely the reason why I dropped it.  We took a new upstream
> version and I assumed their patching process was/is the same as the
> kernel's, i.e. no patch gets applied to a stable branch without first
> hitting master.  Maybe that was a bad assumption on my part.  I realised
> at the time that the fixes patch still applied, but again assumed that
> fixes may have been made in a different manner.
> 
> I'll try to get a patch together that just fixes this problem, as no
> one's reported any other issues yet.  I'll also ping upstream and see
> what's going on there.  Looking at current git sources, the patch still
> hasn't been applied.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Matt.
> 
 Thanks.  I too had assumed that process for recent glibc.  Perhaps
we misunderstood upstream's opinion of the problem, or maybe their
branch managers work slightly differently.  Hopefully, asking
questions will no longer get the "use your distro's version" reply ;)

ĸen
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