Enhancement proposal for Firefox

Christopher Aillon caillon at redhat.com
Mon Sep 10 15:59:39 UTC 2007

Adalbert Prokop wrote:
> Hello!
> I'd like to propose an enhancement for the Firefox's start script. It 
> includes two changes:
> 1. Give the user the choice which version of Firefox is started,
>    especially on 64-bit architectures.

You should look into playing with nspluginwrapper.

> 2. Use alsa-oss to allow Firefox (or its plugins) play sound. AFAIK they
>    use OSS now, which will fail in most cases, because /dev/dsp is almost
>    constantly in use by arts/esd/whatever.

I'd rather see Firefox patched to drop it's ESD support in favor of 
moving to gstreamer/pulseaudio or something of the sort.

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