FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE and Flash 7 patch

Helge.Oldach at Helge.Oldach at
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 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.


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