Subject: Re: realplayer V7
To: Kevin Sindhu <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/28/2001 22:23:04
On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Kevin Sindhu wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 06:12:07PM -0500, Frederick Bruckman penned:
> > On Mon, 27 Aug 2001, Kevin Sindhu wrote:
> >>  Try the latest v8 from It works on my NetBSD 1.5-current box
> > Really? You mean on netbsd-1-5 == NetBSD-1.5.2? The package system
> > seems to have the latest version, and that one exhibits the problem on
> > NetBSD-1.5.2 for me -- It'll play downloaded files, and certain clips
> > over the network, even video, but it always freezes eventually, and
> > has to be "killall -9"'d.
> Actually yes. 1.5X on i386. I am running realplayer downloaded from
> their site and it runs fine on my box here. I need realplayer to
> listen to some of my class lessons live from my university and so far
> I have'nt had any problems.

That's good news. It may be fixed in current (1.5X is current). It's
definitely broken in 1.5, 1.5.1, and will still be broken in 1.5.2.