Package Details: chromium-widevine 1:1.4.8.1029-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/chromium-widevine.git (read-only)
Package Base: chromium-widevine
Description: A browser plugin designed for the viewing of premium video content
Upstream URL: https://www.widevine.com/
Keywords: amazon chrome netflix prime
Licenses: custom
Submitter: Scimmia
Maintainer: Scimmia
Last Packager: Scimmia
Votes: 254
Popularity: 7.779525
First Submitted: 2015-04-17 05:05
Last Updated: 2017-11-16 00:08

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Scimmia commented on 2017-11-01 13:52

Google doesn't seem to be keeping the direct download up to date. If it isn't updated, I'll have to switch this back to extracting it from Chrome. :(

enihcam commented on 2017-09-10 04:18

curl: (22) The requested URL returned error: 404

Ruddeck commented on 2017-08-16 18:40

Thanks. You help-me a lot.

Scimmia commented on 2017-08-13 21:24

Any command line switch. For flash, it's --ppapi-flash-path. If they end up doing something similar for Widevine, we could put this in a more generic path and just let everything use it. I'm asking if they're moving that direction, since I don't follow Chromium development that much and the separate download seems to indicate they might be.

sl1pkn07 commented on 2017-08-13 19:55

what command line switch?

i only put the libwidevinecdm.so library into /usr/lib/chromium-dev

i'm not sure if upstream maked something about the widevine as pepperflash does

Scimmia commented on 2017-08-13 13:44

sl1pkn07, does chromium-dev use a command line switch for widevine now? With a separate download available, including a manifest.json, I'm wondering if they're going to handle it like they do the ppapi flash plugin. If they are, we can get support added to the wrapper and combine most/all of the widevine packages.

sl1pkn07 commented on 2017-08-13 07:31

seems widevine provided by chromium dev channel is the same

└───╼ sha256sum /usr/lib/chromium{,-dev}/libwidevinecdm.so
b713d924f429bbee515d9f8b837e83422f1d95fb619e9325ec6d30bf5fb8710f /usr/lib/chromium/libwidevinecdm.so
b713d924f429bbee515d9f8b837e83422f1d95fb619e9325ec6d30bf5fb8710f /usr/lib/chromium-dev/libwidevinecdm.so

can you add support to chromium-dev too?

Scimmia commented on 2017-08-13 01:03

I've just switched this to a direct download of the plugin only, so the current version is available for i686 again.

blx32 commented on 2017-06-01 05:07

Muito obrigado.

Scimmia commented on 2017-05-03 06:01

There was no increment in pkgrel because there was no change in the plugin. No reason to rebuild the package if you already have that version of the plugin.

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