Bug 71775 - Mozilla crashed when visiting a page with java applet using java plug-ins
Mozilla crashed when visiting a page with java applet using java plug-ins
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Blizzard
Ben Levenson
http://www.superclub.videotron.com/
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Reported: 2002-08-18 16:01 EDT by Martin Chartrand
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-18 16:01:44 EDT
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Description Martin Chartrand 2002-08-18 16:01:40 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20020804

Description of problem:
I copy the java plugins from SDK 1.4.0 from SUN into the plugins directory of
mozilla ( I try version for ns4, ns600 and ns610).  When I check if the plugins
load correctly (Help, About Plugins in Mozilla), the plugins seems to load OK
and appears correctly in the list of Plugins.  But when I visit any wen page and
a java appet, mozilla just crashed.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Java plugs into mozilla (plug-ins for netscape 4, 6 and 6.1 have been
tried)
2.visit a page with java applet
3.see the result... it crashes. :)
	

Actual Results:  Mozilla's window just close.

Expected Results:  The applet should be loaded and displayed.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Christopher Blizzard 2002-08-30 10:58:05 EDT
Works for me with 1.0.1-23.
Comment 2 Brian C. Huffman 2002-09-05 18:59:08 EDT
Umm....well, hate to burst your bubble, but it happens for me too.  Although I
can't send you the URL, specifically I'm using Citrix NFuse and one of the
application applets causes mozilla to crash.  I'm using the latest mozilla from
rawhide:  1.0.1-23.
Comment 3 Martin Chartrand 2002-09-05 20:42:18 EDT
Someone on irc told me to make a symlink instead of copying the plugin file... 
that solved the problem for me.  Also, he says it is better to use 
~/.mozilla/plugins

Hope this help...
Comment 4 Brian C. Huffman 2002-09-06 11:49:45 EDT
Thank you - the symbolic link worked!

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