Re: adobe flash player in iceweasel does not work anymore in jessie
On Sat 12 Sep 2015 at 20:21:40 +0000, Liam O'Toole wrote:
> On 2015-09-11, Paul van der Vlis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Op 09-09-15 om 23:43 schreef Liam O'Toole:
> >> I've been using Flash from deb-multimedia for years without issue (on
> >> stable releases, I grant you). I use the following pinning:
> >> Package: *
> >> Pin: release o=Unofficial Multimedia Packages
> >> Pin-Priority: 100
> > I don't know what this is doing, do you?
> Yes. When a package is available in both debian and deb-multimedia, the
> former is always preferred.
Except when you use "Flash from deb-multimedia for years".
> > I think you will have many packages on your system what are coming from
> > deb-multimedia. Maybe that's what you want, no idea.
> Not so. See above.
> > I think the people from deb-multimedia are doing their best to make good
> > packages. But I think Debian is too complex to mix with a repo like
> > deb-multimedia with many packages. Maybe you don't have problems with
> > flash, but I think your system is not "rock solid" anymore.
> > And what does deb-multimedia bring you for that?
> The system is no longer 'rock solid' as soon as you install any
> third-party software, be it via flashplayer-mozilla or
> flashplugin-nonfree or anything else.
Both packages use the same source from Adobe. Why specifically should
one be less solid than the other when it comes to watching flash video?