Gnash-devel not working with firefox
traveling08 at cox.net
Tue Oct 4 18:29:34 UTC 2011
On Tue, 4 Oct 2011 16:22:42 +0200
Guido Falsi <mad at madpilot.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 04, 2011 at 05:27:39AM -0700, Robert wrote:
> > Greetings
> > For some reason gnash-devel is no longer showing as a plugin in
> > firefox. I am not sure but it may have started with the last firefox
> > upgrade (7.0.1,1). I have rebuilt gnash-devel and firefox to no
> > avail.
> > This is happening on i386 8.2 stable, amd64 8.2 stable and i386 9.0
> > beta 3. Does anyone know if there has been a change? I never had to
> > do any softlinks or anything else. I previously just installed
> > gnash-devel and check the plugin option and it worked.
> > Anyone else seeing this? Thanks in advance.
> I'm seeing this with all plugins installed in the global directories.
> Looks like Firefox 7 modified something in the search path for
> plugins. Truss shows it's not looking in
> /usr/local/lib/browser_plugins/symlinks/gecko19 anymore.
> It does look in /usr/local/lib/firefox/plugins. I made the following
> symlink in there to have it work again:
> lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 35 Sep 29 14:12 plugins
> -> ../browser_plugins/symlinks/gecko19
> I'm not sure if this one needs to be fixed in the plugin ports or in
> the firefox port.
I was able to get gnash-devel to work with this symlink:
libgnashplugin.so -> ../browser_plugins/gnash-devel/libgnashplugin.so
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