[pulseaudio-discuss] Alsa-emulation for pulse does not work with Adobe Flash, libflashsupport unstable

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed May 7 08:23:14 PDT 2008

On Wed, 07.05.08 18:17, Tanu Kaskinen (tanuk at iki.fi) wrote:

> On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 12:36:06PM +0300, Juha Erkkilä wrote:
> > I wonder is there anyone on this list who has seen this, looked into
> > this issue, and can confirm or deny this?
> Seen this? No, I don't use Adobe's Flash. Looked into this
> issue? No. Con confirm? Yes. It is known that when using the
> alsa pulse plugin, Flash opens new connections until the
> upper limit is reached. Or rather, has opened in the past.
> My impression is that Adobe has fixed this particular bug in
> current Flash versions. It still doesn't work, and I don't
> think I've heard about any specific reasons why it doesn't
> work this time.

Yes the old bug has been fixed.

> If it's so that Flash requires mmap mode, like your tests
> seem to indicate, then that would be one reason it doesn't
> work.

It doesn't require mmap last time I checked.


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