Flash for amd64

D. Hugh Redelmeier hugh at mimosa.com
Wed Mar 5 20:39:49 UTC 2008

| From: Tom Horsley <tom.horsley at att.net>

|  I find the nspliginwrapper helper app sitting in 100% cpu loops
| most of the time with my firefox frozen. Using 32 bit firefox and
| no nspluginwrapper works much better for me (and I actually find it
| convenient to be able to run 64 bit firefox and know that annoying flash
| content won't appear :-).

I used to do that too.  But the greatest inconvenience was that if you
had ff64 running, any attempt to run ff32 would just hand off the
request to ff64.  Too smart.

Another manifestation: if I try to run ff remotely, the remote ff just
hands off the request to my local ff.  And, if that request involved
file://, it will whine about there being no such file.  Too smart.

The problem is in the script /usr/bin/firefox.  I'm too lazy to hack
it.  I don't actually know the consequences of two instances both
writing stuff into ~/.mozilla

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