flash: linux firefox vs linuxpluginwrapper

Tino Engel elrap at web.de
Sat Nov 10 16:53:22 PST 2007

icantthinkofone wrote:
> Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
>> Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
>>> John wrote:
>>>> I've been struggling to get a handle on the FreeBSD system.  Making 
>>>> good
>>>> progress, but then I ran into the fact that Firefox on FreeBSD 
>>>> can't do
>>>> flash.  Definite showstopper, for me.  Ok, then I tried to use the
>>>> linuxpluginwrapper approach, and it didn't work.
>>>> It made me recall, in reading up on FreeBSD, I did see where somebody
>>>> installed both Firefox and Linx-firefox.
>>>> So before I do battle with this Linux wrapper approach, I wondered 
>>>> if I
>>>> would be better off simply installing the Linux-firefox?
>>>> Is that easier?  More likely to work?
>>> http://unix.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/FreeBSD/questions/2007-07/msg01919.html 
>> ----> cd /usr/ports/emulators/linux_base-fc6 ; make install clean
>> There is now:
>> cd /usr/ports/emulators/linux_base-f7 ; make install clean
>> which you should use instead -- its newer :)
> btw, you don't need both native and Linux Firefox.  Native Firefox an 
> do flash just fine.
> _______________________________________________
Well, how can it? I cannot build linuxpluginwrapper, it alway fails saying:
===>  linuxpluginwrapper-20051113_8 doesn't support ELF symbol 
versioning, yet..
*** Error code 1
I am using RELENG_7 on i386.

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