libflashsupport, pulseaudio and hardy

Daniel T Chen crimsun at
Mon Dec 8 00:43:36 UTC 2008

On 12/07/2008 02:57 PM, H.S. wrote:
> Anyone know if Ubuntu is dealing with this problem in LTS? The idea that
> this is a "stable" release really appealed to me. However, ironically,
> looks like the new non-LTS release is better at least related to this
> issue at hand.

The necessary changes for 8.04 (via -updates) to bring it up to 8.10 are 
very, very invasive, requiring at least upgrades to alsa-lib, 
alsa-plugins, pulseaudio(, and almost always, flashplugin-nonfree as 
well).  That amount of churn in an LTS is unacceptable.

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