[lug] current java package state
stimits at idcomm.com
Tue Jul 30 13:28:53 MDT 2002
Hugh Brown wrote:
> RE: java and mozilla.
> After installing java, I had to create a link in the mozilla/plugins
> ln -s
So far I have not had to do this on the RH 7.3, but I have in the past.
What irritated me most was that I had more than one brand of java
install, and some applications wanted sym links to one, while others
wanted sym links to others. Or I could set an environment variable, but
then I had to reset it differently for other programs (I suppose I could
have come up with an alias or shell script to set it properly, as a
wrapper to every java program). I don't even remember which programs
anymore, but it was enough to make me stop downloading any more java
utilities for a long time. I still avoid java-based apps in many cases.
So far I'm doing ok sticking with the recommendation for Sun
jre-1.3.1_04, though I have not tested it beyond very simple hello world
D. Stimits, stimits AT idcomm.com
> I tried putting the shared library in there, but galeon crashed (can't
> remember what mozilla did.
> On Fri, 2002-07-26 at 16:30, D. Stimits wrote:
>>I'm still working on a system install (trying to make everything just
>>the way I want), and am at the Java install portion. I just noticed that
>>Mozilla 1 does not have Java enabled, and that it does not have it
>>available, apparently because there is no JRE on the system. Of the Java
>>packages out there, and desiring one which works well with threads/SMP,
>>mozilla, and most anything needing a JRE, which package is currently
>>recommended on Redhat? IBM? Blackdown.org? Other?
>>D. Stimits, stimits AT idcomm.com
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