misc/177404: youtube videos in firefox not working

Lena at lena.kiev.ua Lena at lena.kiev.ua
Tue Apr 9 10:00:03 UTC 2013


The following reply was made to PR misc/177404; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Lena at lena.kiev.ua
To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, yury at gorodok.net
Cc:  
Subject: Re: misc/177404: youtube videos in firefox not working
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2013 12:58:06 +0300

 A better workaround: in about:config right-click any line, choose New,
 Boolean, enter the name dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.npwrapper.libflashplayer.so ,
 choose false. Then dom.ipc.plugins.enabled can be set to true (default).
 This disables plugin-container for Flash plugin only.
 Other plugins are executed in separate processes
 protecting Firefox from crashing when a plugin crashes.
 
 However, it's still a workaround, not a fix.
 With this workaround, if Flash plugin crashes, Firefox crashes too.
 Also, the abovementioned report that some non-Youtube videos will not play
 if the parameter is set to false.


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