Status of Flash 9 on stable

Sean C. Farley scf at
Fri Oct 17 07:16:16 PDT 2008

On Fri, 17 Oct 2008, Chagin Dmitry wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 06:48:52PM -0500, Sean C. Farley wrote:
>> On Thu, 16 Oct 2008, Kostik Belousov wrote:
>>> Hmm, finaly I noted this thread. There is one more patch in the
>>> pipeline for 7 that is needed, as I was told. Testing of that patch
>>> seems to be stalled, so I am interested in the feedback.
>>> Possible rejects of the $FreeBSD$ chunks are fine.
>> This patch works for me for most things.  I am curious if the removal
>> of bsm/audit_kevents.h in two files is desired or not.

Is this an accidental MFC-ism?

>> I have found that trying to run something on in Hi-Res 480p
>> instead of Std-Res 360p locks up Flash and the browser.  I have to
>> run killall npviewer.bin to get the browser back and remove the
>> npviewer.bin.core file from my home directory.  This is reproducible
>> every time at least for me.  Of course, this could be an
>> nspluginwrapper or even Linux flash issue.
> Hi,
> unfortunatelly, we are still have a serious bug in tls/futex emulation.

Thank you for the fixes/additions you have made to the emulator.  It is
nice to be able to use Flash 9.  I am anxious to see how it will behave
the next time there is a Webex meeting at work.

I am glad we know where the bug is.  I always hate those bugs that you
know exist but are too elusive to be found.

scf at

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