Fedora 8 Test 2 Release Notes

dragoran drago01 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 16:27:05 UTC 2007

Richi Plana wrote:
> Sorry. It was the alsa-oss-libs packages requirement that tripped me up.
> Let's see if I understand correctly now: flash-plugins tries the
> OSS /dev/dsp interface (which didn't work on my system when
> alsa-oss-libs.i386 was missing because the OSS emulation doesn't work
> without those libs?) and, failing that, tries to find libflashsupport.so
> within $PATH or $LD_LIBRARY_PATH, loads it and uses it? (actually, it
> might even be preferring that over OSS).
> The reason I'm asking is I'm trying to figure out what the best way is
> to ensure that there is support for flash-plugins packaging-wise. If PA
> isn't installed, then the other alternative requirements should be
> installed (either OSS or OSS-emulation by ALSA).
you seem to be confused
flash uses alsa by default not oss ...

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