Subject: Re: NSpluginwrapper and -current
To: Henry Bent <>
From: Chavdar Ivanov <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 12/20/2007 09:20:09
On 20/12/2007, Henry Bent <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am running 4.99.17 i386 now (from early April) and would like to
> upgrade to the latest -current.  However, I found that when I boot a
> new kernel, without having updated userland yet, nspluginwrapper stops
> working.  It says:
> *** NSPlugin Wrapper *** ERROR: failed to initialize plugin-side RPC
> client connection
> *** NSPlugin Wrapper *** ERROR: NP_Initialize() invoke: Connection was
> I am running pkgsrc-2007Q3 fully updated, so I have
> nspluginwrapper-, firefox-, and all the latest patches of
> the 10.0 SuSE compat stuff.
> Has anyone else seen this?  Will this behavior go away if I update my
> userland?  I really don't want to do the upgrade until I am sure that it
> will work.

No, I am running -current - usually the kernel is not more than a week
late - and nspluginwrapper works just fine. I do have the latest SuSE
stuff, but Firefox is also followed with any minor upgrade, presently

For some reason, though, the latest flash upgade (Jeremy's patch from
a few days ago AFAIR) stopped Opera from using it; firefox is fine.

> --
> Henry Bent

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