ports/116478: linux-flashplugin7 distfile not fetchable
callumgibson at optusnet.com.au
Thu Sep 20 00:30:13 UTC 2007
>Synopsis: linux-flashplugin7 distfile not fetchable
>Arrival-Date: Thu Sep 20 00:30:11 GMT 2007
>Originator: Callum Gibson
FreeBSD omma 6.2-STABLE FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE #4: Wed Aug 22 14:52:20 EST 2007 root at omma:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/OMMA i386
The linux-flashplugin7 port distfile is no longer fetchable from adobe's website as specified in the port, plus all occurrences in ports/distfiles on all FreeBSD mirrors seem to have been removed.
Many people still prefer v7 over v9 due to stability problems with the latter.
Try to build www/linux-flashplugin7.
Adobe have reworked the download section for old releases of the flash player and the whole of v7 (and other versions) is available for all architectures as a single zip file. I guess the solution is to download this large file (> 30MB) and pick out the linux file, or perhaps extract the linux distro and put it up on the FreeBSD sites at least. Note, the file included in the zip is different in size and checksum to the one referenced by distinfo in the port.
The download page for all archived versions of flash player is:
The v7 file is:
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