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

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at iki.fi
Thu Aug 18 19:24:40 CEST 2011

On 18.08.2011 18:39, Kira wrote:
> 在 Thu, 18 Aug 2011 23:34:14 +0800, Anssi Hannula <anssi.hannula at iki.fi>
> 寫道:
>> 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 64-bit adobe build is still horribly out of date.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 :)
> Isn't there a new 64-bit version os flash player?

Not a stable one.

> Do you mean to have 2 packages in which contains 2 kinds of flash-player,
> or just the one with 32 bit exists?

The x86_64 flash-player-plugin package contains stable 32-bit Flash Player.

The x86_64 flash-player-plugin11 package contains the 64-bit Flash
Player 64-bit Beta.

Anssi Hannula

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