FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE and Flash 7 patch

Helge.Oldach at atosorigin.com Helge.Oldach at atosorigin.com
Fri Jan 26 10:03:06 UTC 2007


Kai Lockwood <> wrote on Friday, January 26, 2007 5:10 AM:
> Oliver Fromme wrote:
>> Helge.Oldach at atosorigin.com wrote:
>>  > Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
>>  > > BTW, what is the reason this "hack" isn't included in the base kernel  > > / code?
>>  >
>>  > Because it is probably unnecessary? I run a recent 6-STABLE and use
>>  > the flash7 plugin *without* this patch. I am using Opera, though, not  > Firefox...
>> 
>> Same here.  I use Opera with the Flash plugin on 6-STABLE
>> without any problems.  I haven't applied a patch to rtld.
>> 
> This is a Firefox specific patch which requires the rtld be patched.
> Many thanks to those who have provided patch updates because I was at
> a lost without them.
> 

Ummm... In that case the application should be fixed rather than patching the operating system. Which finally explains why this patch should definitely not be included in the base.

Helge


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