Firefox java plugin

P.U.Kruppa ulrich at
Wed Apr 25 12:49:17 UTC 2007

On Tue, 24 Apr 2007, Yuri Pankov wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 04:32:26PM -0700, Jeffrey Williams wrote:
>>  I am running Freebsd 6.2, and I just installed Firefox,1 and
>>  diablo-jdk-, it doesn't seem to have included the java plugin
>>  library, at least I can't find it in the jre/lib/amd64 directory, and there
>>  is no plugin directory.
>>  I the java plugin not supported on amd64? if so, how do I get working?
>>  Thanks
>>  Jeff
> Guessing on ports/java/jdk15/Makefile browser plugin and Java Web Start are not
> supported on amd64.
> <snip>
> .if ${MACHINE_ARCH} == "amd64"
> WITHOUT_WEB=    yes
> .else
> OPTIONS+=       WEB     "Enable the browser plugin and Java Web Start"  on
> .endif
> <snip>
If you are in urgent need of java plugins on amd64 you can try
linux-sun-jdk1.4.2 with linux-opera - at least it works for me.


Peter Ulrich Kruppa

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