Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 509186
Why does openjdk-plugin only with xulrunner vom fc-version?
Last modified: 2009-12-18 04:36:31 EST
If you want to use FF 3.5 on Fedora 10 you have to install openjdk/openjdk-plugin from fedora 11 to get the plugin working. I think something goes wrong here because other plugins (mplayer, flash...) working with every firefox-build
With openjdk from F10 firefox crashes while starting plugin
With openjdk from F11 it works fine
[root@srv-rhsoft:/downloads]$ rpm -qa | grep openjdk
[root@srv-rhsoft:/downloads]$ rpm -qa | grep firefox
[root@srv-rhsoft:/downloads]$ uname -a
Linux srv-rhsoft.rhsoft.net 220.127.116.11-84.fc10.x86_64
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Too late for me to address this issue now. Sorry about that :/
Is F11 working for you now?
Hi, in the meantime i switched back to fedora-firefox because i switched my systems to x86_64, so the packages from mozilla.org are obsolete
Ah, so you were using upstream firefox? That may not work with the plugin because of upstream API changes introduced in latest gecko versions.
A new Java plugin is in the works (it will be in Fedora 13) that uses the generic NP plugin API, and that should work across all versions of firefox >= 3.5.
> A new Java plugin is in the works (it will be in Fedora 13) that uses
> the generic NP plugin API, and that should work across all versions of
> firefox >=3.5.
Wonderful to hear!
This was the point i did not understand why all other lpugins (flash, gecko-mediaplayer..) are running on every version and the jdk not
Sometimes it's nice to have the newest firefox without
making a dist-upgrade :-)
Thank you and redhat for your really great work!
Fedora 10 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-12-17. Fedora 10 is
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