concerning flash under freebsd
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Tue Jun 15 21:17:46 UTC 2010
On Jun 15 2010 22:55, Alexander Best wrote:
> hi there,
> why is flash still causing such problems under freebsd? i've been
> having the same issues for years nows:
> - browser tabs freeze completely
> - `ps` reports a lot of nspluginwrapper/npviewer.bin processes
> - nspluginwrapper/npviewer.bin coredumps
> i read that the cause for this is a buggy implementation of the linux
> futex emulation. when will this get fixed?
> almost everyone who uses flash under freebsd has something like this
> in his ~/.profile:
> alias killflash='pkill -9 npviewer.bin ; rm -f ~/npviewer.bin.core';
My alias for killflash is "Don't install it."
Flash is buggy software on any platform.
Sterling (Chip) Camden
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