On Sun, 2006-01-15 at 14:45 -0500, Robert Story wrote:
So the question becomes: Which would be more productive: hacking
rpms for qemu, or a petition to get Adobe to release a ppc version. I'd guess
the first. Has anyone actually done it yet? Does it work?
There's a qemu packages in Extras, which I thought had a patch to make
it build with gcc4. Maybe it needs a little more work though.
I've had acroread working that way inside a firefox window, but that's
not going to work for the flash plugin -- running in qemu requires a
separate process. You'd have to combine it with something like
What about the new flash stuff announced by the GNU folks last week?
run on ppc?
Yes, but it's buggy as hell. I think swfdec currently does a better job,
although it's still not particularly good. The original gplflash works
OK on older flash files, but nothing later than flash 4 iirc.
Certainly, getting one of the free players to work correctly is the best
option in the long term. And they're _almost_ usable now.