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

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 02:23:26 CEST 2011

On 5 June 2011 01:31, Anssi Hannula <anssi.hannula at iki.fi> wrote:
> Hi!
> 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 64-bit adobe build is still horribly out of date.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.

A suggests on nspluginwrapper I think; (actually I've never seen
nspluginwrapper work... might be my box/setup though).

Usually I install the 32bit flash plugin and either use a 32bit
browser or 64bit konqueror (which uses the KDE4 wrapper) to watch
flash content.

> Do you think this should be done, or would it add too much confusion?
> --
> Anssi Hannula

Ahmad Samir

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