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Bug 452848 - [FEAT] Add nspluginwrapper to RHEL to enable 32 bit plugins for 64 bit Firefox
Summary: [FEAT] Add nspluginwrapper to RHEL to enable 32 bit plugins for 64 bit Firefox
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: distribution
Version: 4.8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Martin Stransky
QA Contact: Daniel Riek
URL:
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-06-25 13:04 UTC by Martin Stransky
Modified: 2008-08-25 16:31 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2008-08-25 16:31:30 UTC
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Description Martin Stransky 2008-06-25 13:04:11 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #221356 +++

As on x86_64 we are running the 64 bit Firefox while most plugins are only
available for 32 bit x86, we need nspluginwrapper to be able to run them.

A pre-condition is that nspluginwrapper goes into Fedora for some time so we see
some adoption. 

Also the usability needs to be investigated.

Additionally we need to investigate how this could enable a better protection
via selinux.

Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-08-25 16:31:30 UTC
Product Management has reviewed and declined this request.  You may appeal this
decision by reopening this request.


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