[Bug 192888] Re: firefox crashes on flash contents
jeremyblacroix at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 02:55:25 UTC 2008
Well, as long as it gets fixed, I don't mind. It just seems to me that there
are way too many regressions to use Pulse as default.
On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 8:01 PM, ski <skibrianski at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jeremy LaCroix wrote:
> > I wouldn't consider using nspluginwrapper on 32-bit a fix just yet, as
> > on a 64-bit install with nspluginwrapper, Flash crashes still brings
> > the entire Firefox instance.
> I have never seen that. In all instances where flash crashed on me,
> firefox was still responsive and fully functional except for the gray
> boxes where flash content was supposed to be(but there might have been
> more than one bug that got condensed into this one). There are other
> reasons seperate from this bug for using nspluginwrapper or something
> like it on 32-bit, namely that flash can run in a seperate process and
> therefore utilize a different core, which is very handy when flash is
> eating 100% cpu on something and you want to still browse the web.
> > I think the only sensible solution is to
> > include Pulse Audio, but don't turn it on by default, let the user turn
> > Pulse Audio if they want it. Pulse Audio is way too unstable and
> > to even be considered for an LTS release.
> Couldn't disagree more. We have a valid work around for 99% of users. A
> LTS system is not a system that never gets updated -- this simply
> remains a high priority bug until the Right Fix (tm) comes out. Besides,
> removing pulse audio at this late stage of the game is going to
> introduce way more breakage than leaving it as is.
> firefox crashes on flash contents
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