Problem roundup

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Fri Nov 19 13:35:24 CST 2004

Mike Hearn <mike at> writes:

> 1) The RH9 RPMs are apparently being compiled with epoll support linked
>     in. This is causing user pain. We should really be using dlsym here,
>     why are we not again?

glibc is not backwards compatible, the RH9 RPMs should be built
against the RH9 glibc. There is nothing special about epoll, you can
have the same issue with any glibc symbol, and we can't start
dynamically loading them all.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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