Native Java plugin on FreeBSD
peter.schuller at infidyne.com
Thu Mar 4 20:00:35 PST 2004
despite having much experience with Java as a language and platform I've never
been able to wrap my head around how the Java Plugin is supposed to work
(other than that it "just did" in some rare combination of circumstances on a
Debian box once). The hints I did find (based on Linux instructions) says to
symlink libjavaplugin_oji.so to ~/.mozilla/plugins or the global plugins
directory at /usr/X11R6/lib/mozilla/plugins/
The first option had no effect.
The second option works to the point that the JVM is either started or almost
started, based on the disk/cpu activity when trying to run the first applet
in a session. However all applets fail ("not inited") for reasons I have not
been able to determine.
* What could I do in order to see what's going on? (I.e. where can I find
potential error output?)
* Am I doing the 'installation' correctly - i.e., just symlinking the
This is using the native JDK 1.4.2-p5 and Mozilla 1.6 (native).
/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB
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