[CentOS] Widevine plugin for CentOS 6?

Fri Jul 13 13:30:09 UTC 2018
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 07/13/2018 08:22 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 07/13/2018 08:17 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> On 07/13/2018 07:42 AM, Matthew Phelps wrote:
>>> Does anyone know of a CentOS 6 compiled version of the widevine DRM plugin?
>>> With Firefox 60ESR, Netflix (e.g.)  installs a version in your
>>> ~/.mozilla/firefox/(profile name)gmp-widevinecdm/ directory but it has the
>>> following library failures in 'ldd' output:
>>>> ldd libwidevinecdm.so
>>> ./libwidevinecdm.so: /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `CXXABI_1.3.5' not
>>> found (required by ./libwidevinecdm.so)
>>> ./libwidevinecdm.so: /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.14'
>>> not found (required by ./libwidevinecdm.so)
>>> ./libwidevinecdm.so: /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15'
>>> not found (required by ./libwidevinecdm.so)
>> I have not tried playing DRM things on the CentOS-6 browser .. but this
>> looks like a place to start:
>> https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-drm
> To be clear .. I don't know if the compiled version of firefox we
> shipped has a DRM widevine that will work with netflix .. the error you
> are getting seems to happen because of where:
> libwidevinecdm.so
> was compiled (against which glibc-devel).
> so .. maybe adding in the google widevine and somehow disabling the
> built in firefox one might work .. OR .. disabling the google version
> might work, etc.

I will also point out that netflix 'just works' on the CentOS-7 version
of the new firefox released (firefox-60.1.0-4.el7.centos.x86_64).  I
just installed it as a test.

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