[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

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