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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.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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