Stop Adobe Flash Petition

Conrad J. Sabatier conrads at
Mon Aug 4 02:21:07 UTC 2008

On Thu, 26 Jun 2008 12:39:55 +0200
Martin Tournoij <carpetsmoker at> wrote:

> Sign it here:


Well, personally, I'd rather light a candle than curse the darkness, so...

Today, I fetched the repo sources for the "HEAD" version of gnash, built
and installed it, and I must say, it's working far better than the
latest release version (0.8.3).  Sites that wouldn't work properly
before are now displaying beautifully.  Here's a good example of a site
that would break before, but works now:

See for info on how to
obtain the sources.  You'll need to install devel/bazaar-ng (yes, yet
another version control system!) to fetch the code.

To configure, I ran "gnash -V" using the existing (0.8.3) version and
copied the configuration switches from the resulting output.  Then ran
gmake to build and install (after pkg_deleting the old version, of

I'm pleased with the results.  Still not 100% perfect, but a whole heck
of a lot better.

      (1) You're not meant to understand.
      (2) Therefore, God exists.

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