MozillaFirebird and Java

Philip Payne philip.payne at
Fri Aug 22 08:07:33 PDT 2003

> On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 01:59:29PM +0100, Philip Payne wrote:
> What you need is the java plugin -- it's a loadable object that adds
> java capabilities to Netscape, Mozilla and (I think) Mozilla derived
> browsers like Firebird.
> The plugin is a standard part of the JDK, except that the FreeBSD
> build of the plugin is disabled for JDK14 -- no one has committed
> patches to the code to allow it to build correctly on FreeBSD.
> To make this work, either install JDK13 (which will sit quite happily
> alongside JDK14), or go for one of the Linux versions of JDK14 and
> install a linux version of Firebird.

Just FYI to the list. I can confirm installing JDK13 instead of JDK14 allows
MozillaFirebird to use java.


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