Status of Flash 9 on stable

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Tue Oct 14 13:58:20 PDT 2008

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.

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:
(continues in October archives)

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