Flash 10 in 64-bit F9: does it work?

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Mon Nov 10 07:11:46 UTC 2008

On Sun,  9 Nov 2008 19:07:16 -0600 (CST)
<mike at cchtml.com> wrote:

> On 11/9/2008, "Jos Vos" <jos at xos.nl> wrote:
> >The Adobe RPM does not require libcurl.so.4:
> >
> It did when the first Flash 10 beta that required it came out. I guess
> they removed this Requires on the final RPM. That's unfortunate.
> No, I'm not making it up. I don't have a beta RPM anymore so I can't
> pull out screenshots, but I remember it explicitly not allowing me to
> install Flash 10 beta when I had no /usr/lib/libcurl.so.4 file. I had
> to make a symlink to the .so.3 file and add --no-deps to the RPM
> install command.

I'm pretty sure it was the other way around. Fedora ships libcurl.so.4,
not libcurl.so.3, and Flash 10 required the latter. I believe it will
now use either, and dlopen()s whichever one it finds.


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