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Re: RealPlayer7 causes Netscape 4.72/3 bus error on startup

On Mon, 24 Jul 2000, Pollywog wrote:

> On 24-Jul-2000 Joey Hess wrote:
> > Pollywog wrote:
> >> I uninstalled the RealPlayer package I had installed with the Debian
> >> install
> >> package.  I made a new Deb package using Alien and the RPM package I
> >> downloaded and it works much better.
> > 
> > Please degine "much better". As the author of both alien and the
> > realplayer installer package, my feelings arn't hurt that you chose one
> > over the other, but I am very puzzled how alien could do a better job.
> > 
> When I installed the Debian package that is used to install what I downloaded
> from www.real.com, Netscape could not see the plugin, for some reason.
> This was not a problem when I downloaded the rpm from real.com and then used
> Alien to make a deb from it.
> Now I am able to actually use the RealPlayer plugin on Netscape.

It worked for me this morning, installing all the potato debs at once with
dselect in potato, using the rpm file as intended.


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