[Mageia-dev] Providing 32-bit flash-player-plugin in x86_64 nonfree?
marc at marcpare.com
Sun Jun 5 07:25:59 CEST 2011
Le 2011-06-04 20:24, Ahmad Samir a écrit :
> On 5 June 2011 02:23, Ahmad Samir<ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 5 June 2011 01:31, Anssi Hannula<anssi.hannula at iki.fi> wrote:
>>> 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 64-bit adobe build is still horribly out of date.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?
> Sorry, hit Send too fast.
> Not confusion, but it's a bit hackish, a x86_64 skeleton package that
> will download a 32bit rpm, and install a 32bit closed-source binary
>>> Anssi Hannula
>> Ahmad Samir
I have just installed Mageia on a 64 bit and the 64bit Flash .rpm is
quite painless from the Adobe site.
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