[CentOS] CentOS, Firefox, and Java Plugin

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 14:33:17 EDT 2010

On 9/24/2010 1:15 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> 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.
> No idea, but here's the tale:
> <http://it.slashdot.org/story/10/07/28/2121259/Oracles-Java-Company-Change-Breaks-Eclipse>

A couple of notes: (a) it only affected windows - has to do with needing 
to know platform-specific options when starting the initial jvm, and (b) 
an update backed out the change in a couple of days.  So overall, I'd 
say worse things have happened - and in things like gcc.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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