[CentOS] firefox. java. 64 bit. bleah!

Nicolas Thierry-Mieg Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr
Sun Nov 21 15:39:06 EST 2010


Lars Hecking wrote:
> Nicolas Thierry-Mieg writes:
>> m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>> Found this<http://plugindoc.mozdev.org/linux-amd64.html#java-sun>, and I
>>> remember the plugins directory... except firefox 3.6.11, I can't find any,
>>> not in ~/.mozilla, not in /usr/lib64/mozilla. Anyone have a clue for the
>>> poor?
>>
>> that's strange:
>> [nthierry at localhost ~]$ rpm -q firefox xulrunner
>> firefox-3.6.11-2.el5.centos.x86_64
>> xulrunner-1.9.2.11-4.el5.x86_64
>> [nthierry at localhost ~]$ rpm -q firefox -R | grep xulrunner
>> xulrunner>= 1.9.2.11-1
>> [nthierry at localhost ~]$ rpm -ql xulrunner | grep lib64/mozilla/plugins
>> /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins
>> y
>> something's wrong with your system.
>
>   Possibly. Or possibly not.

not sure what you mean by that?

>   On a closely related topic, can you comment on
>   whether or not it's a good idea to install the nspluginwrapper rpms on x86_64?
>   They seem to be fundamentally broken.

nspluginwrapper is for running 32-bit plugins in a 64-bit browser. Now 
that we have functional 64-bit flash and java plugins I don't see the 
need, but YMMV.


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