Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Magnus Glantz mg at hacka.net
Wed Nov 17 21:11:12 UTC 2010


On 11/17/2010 10:02 PM, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> On 11/17/2010 08:58 PM, Magnus Glantz wrote:
>> But.. if we notice that it's broken, we can:
>> 1) Notify Adobe about it, so they -can- provide a fix. If they do not
>> know, they can't fix it.. The Adobe developers I e-mailed with did say
>> that they took the issue seriously, they want it to work on Fedora, as
>> I'm sure a lot people/companies would.
>> 2) Create a work-around for the end-users (as has been done by several
>> people in the BZ #638477-thread)
>> There's nothing bad about that is it?
> 3. Spend that time working on open alternative and get rid of flash for
> good....
>
> JBG
Absolutely. This does in a good way show the dangers of being dependent 
on a closed source piece of software, owned by a company that most 
probably won't fix something if it does not affect their business.

But first things first.
//M


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