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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Pixel Bender and broken build (on OSX)
Date Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:49:39 GMT

On 8/30/12 8:45 AM, "olegsivokon@gmail.com" <olegsivokon@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for responses, Alex,
> OK, let's say we (which is probably me...) will find a way to reduce
> the Linux SDK to the compiler and the necessary utilities, and then,
> perhaps try to port some / what will appear to be more feasible so it
> works on Linux.
> There are other things like the player versions (Linux version is
> already 2 minor versions behind the official release and by the time
> of the next Flex release, Flex will not support any player that works
> on Linux, or the other way around, depending on how you look at it).
> I was looking at LightSpark, http://lightspark.github.com/ which seems
> to be actively worked on, but the project is still raw. I have
> successfully installed it on FC 17 amd64 and will soon try it on Linux
> Mint 13 amd64. I don't know yet how much it is different from Adobe
> player, but, if Linux is considered, then, perhaps, it would make more
> sense to align with this player.
> All of which in the end means a whole lot of changes to the existing
> building procedure...
> I'm not suggesting anything, just thinking aloud.
Justin put in some changes to make Apache Flex compile all the way back to
10.2, IIRC.  If future changes are written in ways to continue to make that
possible, I would think you would be able to keep Apache Flex running on the
latest Linux player from Adobe.

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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