[arch-multilib] Native x86_64 flashplugin preview released

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Thu Sep 16 11:03:58 EDT 2010

On Thu, 16 Sep 2010 13:29:50 +0200, Heiko Baums <lists at baums-on-web.de>
> Am Thu, 16 Sep 2010 11:01:29 +0200
> schrieb Florian Pritz <bluewind at server-speed.net>:
>> On 16.09.2010 09:34, KESHAV P.R. wrote:
>> > http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=32072 . What will be the
>> > status of lib32 flashplugin in multilib repo?
>> For now we wait whether Adobe really maintains this one or drops it
>> again with the next update of the 32bit version.
> I wouldn't wait that long, because it can take ages until Adobe will
> release the next Flash version. I would only wait until Adobe releases a
> final "stable" release of this native 64 bit version.
> After that I would keep flashplugin in [multilib] but rename it to
> lib32-flashplugin or bin32-flashplugin and put the native 64 bit
> version as flashplugin into [extra] again.
> The [multilib] version should, of course be kept at least until it is
> sure that Adobe really maintains this 64 bit version. I bet it would be
> better to never remove this [multilib] version.
> Heiko

Renaming sounds good to me. So far that plugin works a lot better than
using nspluginwrapper, which often segfaults and is quite slow.

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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