bugGnash - The GNU Flash player - Bugs: bug #38253, My swf is not showing


bug #38253: My swf is not showing

Submitted by:  Roman Meier <gnashi>
Submitted on:  Mon 04 Feb 2013 03:39:56 PM UTC  
Category: avm2Severity: 3 - Normal
Release: 0.8.10Status: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Open

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Tue 05 Feb 2013 06:04:17 AM UTC, comment #2:

Did you tried LightSpark yet? (http://lightspark.github.com/)
They have ActionScript 3 support, experimental but worth a try.

Nutchanon Wetchasit <nachanon>
Tue 05 Feb 2013 05:44:12 AM UTC, comment #1:

The thing is, your Flash file used ActionScript 3.

You can verify it yourself by right-clicking on that white area
File > Properties > Stage Properties > Root VM version

If it shown "AVM2 (unsupported)", you're out of luck :)

Gnash didn't support playing Flash file with ActionScript 3 (just ActionScript 2 or 1).
And developer cannot make Gnash support them, since they need to rewrite the whole thing to make it so.

P.S. Gnash devs' nomenclature for ActionScript 3 is "AVM2"
and ActionScript 2,1 is "AVM1"

Nutchanon Wetchasit <nachanon>
Mon 04 Feb 2013 03:39:56 PM UTC, original submission:

Hi folks

I was looking for a powerful flashplayer that can be used with linux raspbian and I found gnash, which is doing very well so far.

However, I’m facing a problem with the file that I have attached (open-flash-chart-2-lug_wyrm_charmer.swf). When the file is played e.g. with the Firefox-Browser, it plays well. I have attached a picture with the output in Firefox (firefox-output.jpg). However, gnash is not able to play it. It opens a window with a white surface. That’s all...

I installed gnash on different platforms, e.g. windows, linux ubuntu and linux raspbian. The result was always the same.

I really need this thing to play with gnash. Can you help me?

Kind regards,

Roman Meier <gnashi>


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Attach File(s):

Attached Files
file #27383:  firefox-output.jpg added by gnashi (18KiB - image/jpeg)
file #27384:  open-flash-chart-2-lug_wyrm_charmer.swf added by gnashi (270KiB - application/x-shockwave-flash)


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Thu 25 Jul 2013 08:34:47 PM UTCbjacquesCategoryrelease 0.8.10=>avm2
    Mon 04 Feb 2013 03:39:56 PM UTCgnashiAttached File-=>Added firefox-output.jpg, #27383
      Attached File-=>Added open-flash-chart-2-lug_wyrm_charmer.swf, #27384
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