[arch-dev-public] Moonlight in ArchLinux?

Daniel Isenmann daniel.isenmann at gmx.de
Mon Jan 26 13:42:12 EST 2009

On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 19:34:40 +0100
Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:

> Am Freitag 23 Januar 2009 19:08:09 schrieb Daniel Isenmann:
> > If you want try moonlight, feel free to build it on your own from my
> > submitted PKGBUILD in the AUR
> > (http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=23384).
> I am surprised that it does not require mono at runtime. I have
> tested it with Firefox; but the demo linked at the silverlight page
> complains that I need to enable moonlighjt 2 support. 

Moonlight only supports Silverlight 1. Silverlight 2 will be supported
with the next version. Moonlight is completly written in C/C++ and
doesn't need mono. The next moonlight version with Silverlight 2 support
needs mono.

> Konqueror detects the plugin but it does just nothing. Annd Opera
> segfaults. :-) Accoriding to their website only Firefox is supported.
> Its a shame that all open source Flash alternatives (gnash, swfdec)
> only support Firefox. Adobe's flash runs with every browser...

I have only tested it with Firefox. Good to know that the other
browsers not really works with Moonlight.

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