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Re: More macromedia flash player

On Wed, 2002-02-20 at 16:03, Matt Christian wrote:
> I had success building everything except for the "Kflash" piece.  To
> turn off the Kflash compilation just modify the flash Makefile with the
> following simple patch:
> --- Makefile.orig       Sun Jan  7 20:17:54 2001
> +++ Makefile    Sun Jan  7 20:18:02 2001
> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> -SUBDIRS= Jpeg Zlib Lib Player Plugin Kflash
> +SUBDIRS= Jpeg Zlib Lib Player Plugin
>  all:

You also have to build with -fPIC or the plugin will randomly fail.

> Unfortunately, the GPL Flash Mozilla/Netscape plugin doesn't support
> Flash 5, which some sites seem to be using.  Another problem (for me
> anyway) is that the GPL Flash plugin seems to crash Mozilla.

Indeed, someone will have to track down this bug and fix it. At least
it's the same on i386. :)

Thanks for your interesting pointers.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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