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

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at iki.fi
Thu Aug 18 17:34:14 CEST 2011

On 05.06.2011 02:31, Anssi Hannula 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 64-bit adobe build is still horribly out of date.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.
> Do you think this should be done, or would it add too much confusion?

Since there wasn't any big opposition to this, I'll be submitting it
shortly. Feel free to complain now :)

Anssi Hannula

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