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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 ...

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

    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 libjavaplugin_oji.so) 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
    [email]johnstarfire.MN.ORG[/email]
    John Guest

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

    On Tue, 15 Feb 2005, John wrote:
    > Oh my goodness! There's a TON of "libjavapuglin_*.so" files.
    >
    > How do I know which one to use?
    Look at the Makefile in /usr/ports/www/firefox. It looks for several
    different versions of the plugin.

    -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
    Warren Block Guest

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