Firefox, java, plugins - need to go back to the port?

John john at
Tue Feb 15 18:44:19 GMT 2005

On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 07:37:28PM +0100, Roland Smith wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 12:03:06PM -0600, John wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 08:30:55PM -0600, John wrote:
> > > I installed firefox from the packages, and now that it seems
> > > like I may have Java installed, I'd like to get the two to play
> > > together.
> <snip>
> > No-one have an anwer or a pointer for me? Is it necessary to install
> > the JDK (or JRE if we ever get one again) and then build firefox from
> > ports to get the Java plug-in?
> See if you can find the plugin shared library in the java port (IIRC,
> its name is and stick that in firefox' plugin
> directory. 

Oh my goodness!  There's a TON of "libjavapuglin_*.so" files.

How do I know which one to use?

John Lind
john at starfire.MN.ORG

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