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Re: what *is* the proper recipe for 64-bit flash support?






--- On Thu, 4/2/09, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday crashcourse ca> wrote:

> From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday crashcourse ca>
> Subject: Re: what *is* the proper recipe for 64-bit flash support?
> To: olivares14031 yahoo com, "For testers of Fedora Core development releases" <fedora-test-list redhat com>
> Date: Thursday, April 2, 2009, 9:09 AM
> ok, here's what i've found so far.  given a couple
> different online
> sources for info:
> 
>  
> http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-f10.html#flash
>   https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Flash#For_x86_64
> 
> the *old* recipe for 64-bit flash (not using adobe's
> alpha 64-bit
> plugin) was to first install the adobe release rpm to get
> the adobe
> yum repository info, and then:
> 
>   # yum install \
>       flash-plugin \
>       nspluginwrapper.{i386,x86_64} \
>       alsa-plugins-pulseaudio.i386 \
>       libcurl.i386
> 
> while this might have worked under f10, it won't work
> under f11 since
> the "i386" suffixes appear to have been replaced
> with "i586".  other
> than that, the packages seem to exist, so i guess i can
> just give it a
> shot.  does that look right?
> 
> rday
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That was the way it was installed before.  But now there's an x86_64 beta and it would be better(I guess for Adobe) that we test the x86_64 beta flash plugin and report back to them.  The way in the examples makes use of the i386 counterparts and is (not helping) them?

Regards,

Antonio


      


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