Bug 26096 - java doesn't work in mozilla 0.7
Summary: java doesn't work in mozilla 0.7
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mozilla   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2001-02-05 15:24 UTC by Christopher Blizzard
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-13 17:03:05 UTC
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Description Christopher Blizzard 2001-02-05 15:24:19 UTC
Java doesn't work in mozilla 0.7.

Comment 1 Christopher Blizzard 2001-02-09 18:01:09 UTC
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.

Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2001-02-13 13:02:39 UTC
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.

Comment 3 Christopher Blizzard 2001-02-13 17:02:56 UTC
Opening up so that the sun people can look at this bug.

Comment 4 Jakub Jelinek 2001-03-21 13:04:34 UTC
Should be fixed in glibc-2.2.2-7 and Sun is actually working on a fix using

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