ned at unixmail.co.uk
Fri Jun 27 12:01:33 UTC 2008
Scott Robbins wrote:
> As the subject of nspluginwrapper came up recently, it might
> be worth mentioning that it's not properly documented.
> The README seems to be the official nspluginwrapper README, which, oddly
> enough, states that it's used with the command
> However, RedHat based systems seem to all use mozilla-config-plugin.
> (I'm not sure about other distributions--FreeBSD uses the more intuitive
> command nspluginwrapper and gives a message about its usage upon
> The only way I discovered this was by googling and coming across the
> unofficial Fedora FAQ. I don't know if it merits a wiki entry, but
> perhaps either a README.RedHat or even a small FAQ entry might be
> useful. It would just require a couple of lines, to the effect of
> "Note that the command to run nspluginwrapper is
> Running mozilla-config-plugins --help will show the available options."
> It may be documented elsewhere, but it's not easy to find. At least, I
> didn't find it in the wiki or FAQ. The Japanese page which does come up
> in a wiki search only mentions it as a package, with no indications
> about its use. (My Japanese reading is weak, but even someone who can't
> read it at all will see that it's only mentioned once in a list of
I don't know if it's of any help as I've not used nspluginwrapper
before, but I stumbled across this guide by Tammy Fox recently:
Thought I'd mention it in case it might be useful for anyone putting
together any documentation on the subject.
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