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Re: Plan for tomorrows (20070524) FESCO meeting



On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 08:11:49PM -0400, Brian Pepple wrote:
> Please find below the list of topics that are likely to come up in the
> next FESCo meeting that is scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday at 17:00 UTC
> in #fedora-meeting on irc.freenode.org: 

I'd like to have FESCO advice on linking ipsvd statically against
dietlibc. It is Enrico choice on the ipsvd submission

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=176579

There has been a whole thread:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-extras-list/2006-February/msg01720.html

My personal advice is that Enrico gave right answers to the security
issues by doing a real audit of used dietlibc code. I am also confident
that he will rebuild in no time if there is a security issue in
dietlibc.

He also gave numbers explaining why there is a big gain in efficiency.

The counter arguments were weak in my opinion, like glibc is better in
any case, or there should only be one libc. The precedence argument
which may have made sense is moot now that the guidelines explicitely 
require asking FESCO.

--
Pat


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