Status of Flash 9 on stable
eculp at encontacto.net
Wed Oct 15 10:16:14 PDT 2008
Quoting Kevin Oberman <oberman at es.net>:
>> From: Tijl Coosemans <tijl at ulyssis.org>
>> Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 22:28:58 +0200
>> On Tuesday 14 October 2008 20:30:47 Kevin Oberman wrote:
>> > I have seen some messages that imply that flashplugin9 might be usable
>> > on STABLE. The port is sill marked IGNORE, though:
>> > ** Port marked as IGNORE: www/linux-flashplugin9:
>> > Unstable, no sound, generally unusable state
>> > I also thought that there might be a solution to the sound issue.
>> > Can anyone confirm the status? I would be happy to delete the IGNORE
>> > line if I thought it would work and I know what changes might be needed
>> > to get it to work. Even without sound, it would probably be useful. Too
>> > many sites are using Flash 9 for the entry page and there is no way to
>> > get to the site at all with Flash 7.
From today's cvsup of Current, I still have the unmodified flash 9
port with the warning messages. Has this actually been commited to
>> Patches have been committed to CURRENT and should have been MFC'ed last
>> weekend, but haven't for some reason.
>> The port has a PR waiting for maintainer feedback:
>> The relevant thread on emulation@ is:
> Tijl (and Paul).
> I saw the entry for the fix in the 7.1 release notes, so assumed that it
> had been MFC'ed. I'll watch svn-src (or whatever cvs-src turned into)
> for the commit(s).
> I never have read emulation, so I need to go read the discussion.
> Thanks again!
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