Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/multimedia/gnash
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: pkgsrc-changes
Date: 12/06/2006 18:03:00
On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 03:15:24PM +0000, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> Module Name:	pkgsrc
> Committed By:	wiz
> Date:		Tue Dec  5 15:15:24 UTC 2006
> Update of /cvsroot/pkgsrc/multimedia/gnash
> In directory
> Log Message:
> Initial import of gnash-0.7.2:
> Gnash is a player for animated "movies" in the Macromedia Shockwave Flash
> (.swf) format.  It can be run as a graphical application, as a Web browser
> plugin, or as a library used by other programs.  It is not yet complete;
> it does not correctly handle every .swf file.
> Many of the Flash movies that I come across play fine in Gnash.  Many
> others do not.  In particular, Flash movies that are used for browser
> navigation may still have a few issues with some URLs left. Most
> Flash based navigation of a web site should work.
> Gnash supports the majority of Flash opcodes up to SWF version 7, and
> a wide sampling of ActionScript classes for SWF version 7. All the core
> ones are implemented, and many of the newer ones work, but may be missing
> some of their methods. All unimplemented opcodes and ActionScript classes
> and methods print a warning when using -v with gnash or gprocessor. Using
> gprocessor -v is a quick way to see why a movie isn't playing correctly.

Thanks a lot for importing this!  It seems to work with a good number of
SWF websites (except for flash websites opening new windows).

However, the fonts are not anti-aliased, and quite ugly.  Anyone else
seeing this problem?  Any known solution?