[Mageia-dev] Providing 32-bit flash-player-plugin in x86_64 nonfree?

Dick Gevers dvgevers at xs4all.nl
Sun Jun 5 01:42:33 CEST 2011

On Sun, 05 Jun 2011 02:31:03 +0300, Anssi Hannula wrote about [Mageia-dev]
Providing 32-bit flash-player-plugin in x86_64 nonfree?:

>Currently our flash-player-plugin pkg is only built on 32-bit, as the
>64-bit adobe build is still horribly out of date.
>However, this is problematic for 64-bit users, as installing the 32-bit
>flash-player-plugin is cumbersome as nonfree32 media is not added on
>64-bit (and adding it would not be very nice, as the media list is
>already way too cluttered).
>One option would be to build a x86_64 package that actually contains the
>32-bit flash player (and note that in description), with a dependency on
>nspluginwrapper. When a proper 64-bit build is released by adobe, it
>would be replaced with the 64-bit player.
>Do you think this should be done, or would it add too much confusion?

I'd love to see that. But the nspluginwrapper also brings in a large number
of 32 bit packages!

If you can manage it, I shall quite appreciate it.

=Dick Gevers=

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