Subject: Re: changing to NetBSD, still not quite sure... :-/
To: Christian Baer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
Date: 10/29/2007 16:24:33
On Mon, 29 Oct 2007, Christian Baer wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Oct 2007 08:27:59 -0500 (CDT) Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>>> - Use Firefox *with* Flash under amd64 (does Linux compat make that
>> Maybe use pkgsrc/www/nspluginwrapper: "allowing a plugin compiled for one
>> ABI to be used in a browser compiled for another."
> That somehow seems a far stretch, but it's worth a look.
It qorks quite well - the common case is it provides a linux
npviewer.bin executable which looks like a browser to the
(flash) plugin, and a native npwrapper.so which installs as
a plugin into the native browser. A pipe between npviewer.bin
and npwrapper.so bridges the gap.
Its not as performant as a plugin directly in the browser, but
as a side effect if the flash plugin crashes... the browser
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