[CFT] Firefox 3.6 for FreeBSD

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at bsdforen.de
Fri Feb 5 08:27:56 UTC 2010

Greg Lewis wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 05, 2010 at 07:48:37AM +1100, Peter Jeremy wrote:
>> On 2010-Feb-04 01:19:33 +0100, Martin Wilke <miwi at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>>> The problem was that starting Firefox 3.6 with certain
>>> addons installed was not possible. Now it looks like all
>>> problems are solved and we can start a CFT.
>> Thanks to all for your efforts.
>>> weekend. We should also note that the java plugin currently
>>> does not work with 3.6.
>> This is a blocker for me.  What is involved in building a
>> java plugin to suit the new FF36 interface?  Please let me know
>> if there's anything I can do to assist the effort.
> Well, I don't believe the java plugin works with Firefox 3.5, so this isn't
> a new development.

You are mistaken here, the Java plugin works fine with firefox35.

A real annoyance is that the OpenJDKs don't build the plugin, you
need one of the SUN or Diablo JDKs.

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