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From: Florian Philipp <lists@...>
Subject: Re: Firefox/Firefox-bin & Flash
Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2010 20:48:56 +0100
Am 09.12.2010 16:02, schrieb Mark Knecht:
> Related to Dale's new machine/Gentoo 64-bit questions one other thing
> popped into my frazzled mind this morning that I've been meaning to
> ask.
> 
> Sometime ago Flash for 64-bit was masked due to 64-bit security
> issues. I started using Firefox-bin and the 32-bit version of Flash.
> (At least that's the way I understand what's getting emerged. I don't
> much care. It works...)
> 
> Anyway, what's the status of all of that? It seems Duncan maybe has a
> workable Flash plugin for his browser. What's state of the art these
> days for either multi-lib or 64-bit only systems?
> 
> Thanks,
> Mark
> 


As I've written in Dale's thread, it depends on the version. The
currently stable one (10.1.102.64) is 32bit-only. The next higher
(10.2.161.23_pre20100927) is also available for amd64. You can just look
at the build files. One contains instructions about 64bit versions in
the first few lines, the other always downloads an "i386.rpm".

Nevertheless, the current stable version works with 64bit Firefox and
nspluginwrapper.

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