Fedora 8 Test 2 Release Notes

Jima jima at beer.tclug.org
Tue Sep 18 17:56:16 UTC 2007

On Tue, 18 Sep 2007, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Sep 2007 10:50:27 -0600
> Richi Plana <myfedora at richip.dhs.org> wrote:
>> But if flash-plugin uses ALSA directly, then why doesn't the audio of
>> flash-plugin.i386 work on my x86_64 machine using nspluginwrapper when
>> alsa-oss-libs.i386 isn't installed?
> Because the 32bit flash application needs to open the 32bit
> libaoss.so.0 ?

  If that were the case, then flash wouldn't be using ALSA by default as 
dragoran claimed.  Unless the flash player was recently changed to use 
ALSA, I don't quite buy this -- flash support (for a user) was my primary 
motivation for resurrecting alsa-oss.  Last I heard, it does indeed use 


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