mplayer-plugin and Firefox 3.5

Jacob Myers jacob at
Wed Oct 14 11:46:28 UTC 2009

Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Yes.  Add this to /etc/make.conf:
> WITH_GECKO=     libxul
> and then recompile mplayer-plugin and probably any other plugins you
> have installed.  You might need to recompile Firefox too.
> This setting is destined to become the default according to the recently
> published progress report from the Gecko Project team 
> (, but
> I can confirm that it has been working for me for several months.
>     Cheers,
>     Matthew

Thanks :D. This seemed to have worked perfectly, minus a few minor
stability problems (wav loops seem to make the browser get stuck). I'm
recompiling firefox to see if this fixes that (if not, well, I can
definitely live without YTMND :p).

-- Jacob

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