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From: Pieter Van den Abeele <pvdabeel@...>
Subject: Re: Flash install works, but Flash doesn't
Date: Thu Apr 25 04:18:02 2002
On Thursday 25 April 2002 09:17, you wrote:
> On Thursday 25 April 2002 04:28, you wrote:
> > * kainz [kain@...] [2002-04-24 17:36 -0500]:
> > > On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 06:07:57PM -0400, Joe McMahon wrote:
> > > > After doing an emerge netscape-flash, I get
> > > >
> > > > LoadPlugin: failed to initialize shared library
> > > > /opt/netscape/plugins/libflashplayer,so
> > > > [/opt/netscape/plugins/libflashplayer.so: ELF file data encoding not
> > > > big-endian]
> > >
> > > This will probably fail regardless, since this is an x86 plugin.. :(
> > > Has anyone seen a libflashplayer.so for PPC?
> >
> > there is <http://www.swift-tools.com/Flash> though it's somewhat
> > limited, it doesn't play all versions of Flash and will more often than
> > not hang the browser.
>
> I'll have a look at it an make a new flash plugin ebuild

I've created a new net-www/gplflash. This installs the npflash.so plugin into 
/opt/netscape/plugins, I didn't install the stand-alone player and the 
screensaver. (Screensaver needs >=qt3.03)

Haven't really tested the plugin yet, but ebuild seems to work.

Regards

Pieter

-- 
Pieter Van den Abeele
pvdabeel@g.o

References:
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Re: Flash install works, but Flash doesn't
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Re: Flash install works, but Flash doesn't
-- Pieter Van den Abeele
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