[webkit-gtk] webkitgtk-1.8.x and Java/Flash plugins

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Mon May 28 18:50:50 PDT 2012

On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 10:15 AM, Martin Robinson <mrobinson at webkit.org> wrote:
> I think the limitation is that nspluingwrapper is designed to fix this
> 32-bit/64-bit problem so there's no easy way to compile it for 32-bit
> systems. If I recall correctly, I tried to compile it for for 32-bit
> last year without much luck. I imagine distributions just aren't
> shipping a 32-bit version of nspluginwrapper.
> Please someone correct me if I'm wrong, because this could be very
> useful to people on 32-bit systems.

nspluginwrapper is packaged on 32-bit x86 and ARM in Fedora, so I
don't think that's entirely correct in the present day.

Anyway, good news. Found a solution! WebKit was ignoring the wrapped
plugin due to the presence of the "real" plugin. Fixing this, I now
have Flash running through nspluginwrapper on GTK3 Epiphany :)
Patch submitted at https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=87687


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