[Bug 99352] Re: feisty+firefox+amd64+java=segfault

Alexander Sack asac at jwsdot.com
Wed Jun 20 14:17:58 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 11:55:06PM -0000, Dave Gilbert wrote:
> I've also found that java is unusably unstable on firefox on 64bit feisty;
> I'm running with the j2re1.4 package of blackdown.
> However, I have been able to get Java going in konqueror; and I think it is
> worth noting how Konqueror does Java.  It runs an external 'java'
> binary that you give it a path to; this is great in two respects,
> the first is that when java dies it doesn't take konqueror with it and
> the 2nd one is that you can run a much larger range of jvm's, including
> the latest 32 bit sun java 1.6 jre.
> I was wondering about filing a separate 'wishlist' to get firefox to run java this way - I
> think it might do wonders for stability.

Its not firefox's job to run java in that way ... its the job of java
plugin to do that.

Anyway, we are working on nspluginwrapper ... and hopefully java
32-bit can then run on adm64 as well ... but lets see.

 - Alexander

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