Subject: Re: firefox-bin-flash and opera-plugins not working
To: Geert Hendrickx <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 02/05/2007 21:14:10
On Mon, 5 Feb 2007 19:40:42 +0100
Geert Hendrickx <> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 03:29:35AM +0900, Shigeki UNO wrote:
> > Here it is.
> >
> I've been using it for a while, and it works great for me (on NetBSD
> 3.1 and current).
> An additional advantage is that the flash (or any other) plugin runs
> as a separate process, so if it crashes, it doesn't tear down your
> entire browser session.  You only need to refresh the page to restart
> the plugin.
> It's not trivial to package though, with one linux binary part and
> one to be compiled from source part, and a symlink needed in /usr/lib.

Thanks for the link Shigeki. I didn't know about nspluginwrapper until
now :-)

Geert maybe we could make a rudimentary package and explain what's
the missing piece in the MESSAGE file.

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