[arch-dev-public] dropping flashplugin x86_64

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Tue Jun 15 12:22:06 EDT 2010

Am Tue, 15 Jun 2010 19:12:38 +0300
schrieb Ionuț Bîru <biru.ionut at gmail.com>:

> Hi,
> the current x86_64 version of flashplugin has security problems and 
> adobe dropped/temporally closed x86_64 releases.
> How do we manage this situation?
> Only dropping from repo?
> Should we submit an empty package?
> Suggest our users to remove their package if they consider security 
> important?


We should post a news item about this so the users may decide to remove
it or keep it. Another option could be shipping a dummy empty -1.1 pkg
for x86_64 with a small post.install msg.


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