Status of Flash 9 on stable

Chagin Dmitry dchagin at
Thu Oct 16 13:24:04 PDT 2008

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 02:25:37PM -0500, Mark Kane wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008, at 22:28:58 +0200, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> > 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)
> Hi.
> I'm using RELENG_7 as of yesterday which appears to have the linprocfs
> fixes from CURRENT, and I also updated linux-flashplayer9 with the
> patch from the above PR.
> When trying to use Flash 9 in linux-opera a few Flash items work (such
> as Adobe's test page which confirms it is using version 9 and sound
> does work on the rollovers there), but most things including YouTube
> videos or videos from other sites either do not play at all and lock up
> immediately or play for a few seconds and then lock up:
> ----------------
> opera: Plug-in 90514 is not responding. It will be closed.
> opera: Define environment variable OPERA_KEEP_BLOCKED_PLUGIN to keep
> blocked plug-ins.
> ----------------
> Trying with linux-firefox and linux-firefox-devel gives similar
> results except Firefox crashes entirely on most Flash sites.
> I was using linux_base-fc4 and 2.4.2 however I updated to linux_base-f8
> and 2.6.16 since I saw others in the above emulation@ thread having
> success with f8. There doesn't seem to be any change with f8.
> Is this still the expected behavior? I'm not sure if these fixes were
> supposed to fix everything related to Flash 9 or if there are still
> things to be done, so I'm just giving it a try and posting the results.
> I am running amd64 by the way.

yes, expected. affinity patch not merged.

Have fun!

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