Bug 452218 - Review Request: libx86 - library for making real-mode x86 calls
Review Request: libx86 - library for making real-mode x86 calls
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Package Review (Show other bugs)
5.0
All Linux
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Blocks: 188271 439256
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Reported: 2008-06-20 06:24 EDT by Matthew Garrett
Modified: 2013-01-10 02:46 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-09-04 10:49:50 EDT
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Description Matthew Garrett 2008-06-20 06:24:05 EDT
Spec URL: 
http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewcvs/devel/libx86/libx86.spec?rev=1.4
SRPM URL: 
http://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org/packages/libx86/1.1/3.fc10/src/libx86-1.1-3.fc10.src.rpm
Description: A library to provide support for making real-mode x86 
calls. On 32-bit x86 hardware, vm86 mode is used. x86 emulation is 
provided on other platforms. This library is primarily used by vbetool 
for reinitialising graphics hardware on resume from suspend.

Needed as part of the vbetool update required for #439256
Comment 1 Daniel Riek 2008-07-15 14:18:59 EDT
What is this package? It currently is not planned for RHEL inclusion:
http://intranet.corp.redhat.com/ic/intranet/RHEL5u3ApprovedPackages
Comment 2 Jonathan Blandford 2008-09-04 10:49:50 EDT
Matthew says that this won't be needed.

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