Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 26096
java doesn't work in mozilla 0.7
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:59 EDT
Java doesn't work in mozilla 0.7.
I've done some investigation and this looks like it's a glibc issue. You can
use bits of the standalone java VM that mozilla uses and those standalone parts
don't work on the 7.1 beta.
You can get a copy of the standard jdk code at:
If you untar it you should be able to cd into the bin/ directory and run ./java
-version and it should print out a version string. It works on 7.0, anyway.
This is a buggy JDK (it has hardcoded knowledge about thread stacks being 2MB
in size aligned to that size). We're now discussing what do with that.
Particularly at least os::Linux::install_alternate_signal_stack(void)
contains this bug.
Opening up so that the sun people can look at this bug.
Should be fixed in glibc-2.2.2-7 and Sun is actually working on a fix using