[CentOS] CentOS, Firefox, and Java Plugin

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 14:04:25 EDT 2010


On 9/24/2010 12:55 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>
>>> Well, other than that openjdk has not supplied/supported the java
>>> browser plugin since last year, and the "workaround" is to install
> Sun's, er,
>>> sorry, Oracle's java....
>>
>> Has Oracle been any more sensible about building an RHEL-style (with
>> appropriate locations and alternatives setup) RPM than Sun was?
>
> Haven't seen anything yet... except where Oracle put their name in place
> of Sun's in the latest release of java, and *broke* a huge amount of
> software... including Eclipse, becuase for some inane Java (sorry, I'm
> repeating myself) reason, they were looking for the string "Sun
> Microsystems", instead of *just* the version and subversion release
> numbers....

That's interesting... Well, no, it's strange.  Does openjdk still have 
the sun name in the right place?  And I thought RH had made their 
version of eclipse work with gjc before deciding to put Sun java in 
their update stream and later going with openjdk.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com


More information about the CentOS mailing list