SOLVED - gnash, FreeBSD and OpenGL -- usable?

Eric Schuele e.schuele at
Fri Apr 28 02:41:26 UTC 2006

Oliver Iberien wrote:
> On Thursday 27 April 2006 11:55, RW <list-freebsd-2004 at> 
> wrote:
>> Is it any good as a plugin?
>> Personally I'm not bothered much by flash movies or eye-candy. The real
>> problem as far as I'm concerned is those site that use it for navigation,
>> or wont even let you in without a plugin.
> Sort of. The more advanced sort of navigation stuff is not working. Links that 
> use small .swf files as their images do work. Anyhow, it is better than last 
> time around. 
> It looks as if the plugin may only work if you've already opened a .swf file 
> in the current session, but I am not sure.

Is it just me?  or did it stop working as of gnash-0.7_2?  Seems it is 
no longer recognized as a plugin anymore?

> Also, as regards sound (for those interested in movies), this from their 
> mailing list:
>> The problem is that gnash currently only support sound-elements (usually
>> small sound-clips), and not sound streams (lnoger and bigger sound-clips).
>> We are working on a new gstreamer based solution, but it's not ready yet.
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