youtube with gnash

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop73 at
Sun Nov 22 15:33:24 PST 2009

2009/11/22  <krendoshazin at>:
> Ken Moffet wrote:
>> Tried it, just a black box where the video should be.
>> I'm now at the stage where a very few videos will render (found 4 so far),
>> and even some which were working for me in the early days (when less
>> than half worked) no longer play.
> I've just compiled Gnash and everything it depends upon and I'm using it
> happily in Firefox. Most videos on Youtube render for me, but like yourself
> I just get a black window on certain ones; checking the properties on
> these videos leads me to believe that this problem is specifically with SWF
> 10 videos, or more specifically with AVM2. I had to explicitly enable AVM2
> in Gnash with --enable-avm2 but this hasn't solved the problem, but
> hopefully they might have it ready in early 2010. For now I don't think
> there is a lot we can do about it.
> --

 Many thanks for that - I'll have to look at avm2.

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