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sr #106477: I think this is a bug no information on useing gnash as a browser plugin

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Submitted on:  Sun 24 Aug 2008 11:59:27 PM UTC  
 
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 5 - BlockerStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
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Sat 11 Dec 2010 11:36:49 AM UTC, comment #1:

The gnash browser plugin consist of two parts. the gnash (actually gtk-gnash) binary and the browser plugin code that is calling the binary.

There are several configure options to specify the plugin directory. The most relevant for you migth be these:

--with-plugins-install=system|user|prefix
--with-npapi-plugindir=DIR

Not quite sure what more information you expect to find. Can you provide some suggestions on what documentation would have helped you in your situation?

Petter Reinholdtsen <pere>
Project Member
Sun 24 Aug 2008 11:59:27 PM UTC, original submission:

there is no plugin dir option to configure at least none that
shows up from ./configure -help |less
I went through the documentation searching for plugins
all I could find was an configure option but it was not there
when I ran configure -help

all I want gnash for is a browser plugin
this is a total show stopper for me

all I could find searching the web was a debian wikie with information that didn't apply to my distro
and a veary long list of people who could not get gnash to work as a plugin

it also seems like on one on the web has any idea of how to use gnash as a plugin

it's a shame to see all your hard work go to waste for want of a little information

there are a lot of people who would like to use gnash as a plugin but can't find the info on how to do it

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