[VDPAU] [PATCH] Detect libflashplayer through /proc/self/maps

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Nov 12 23:46:22 PST 2013

On Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:44:53 +0100, Jeroen Roovers <jer at gentoo.org> wrote:
> Parsing /proc/self/cmdline does not always detect libflashplayer since
> not every browser includes that string. /proc/self/maps will always map
> the library we are looking for, so we use that instead.

If the browser loads Flash in a separate process, it will be fine. But
what if the browser has Flash and other video playback plugins (HTML,
Totem, VLC, whatever) in the same process? Is it so that all browsers load
Flash in isolation?

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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