kam.leo at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 21:39:20 UTC 2005
On 12/3/05, Christofer C. Bell <christofer.c.bell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/3/05, Paul Smith <phhs80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 12/3/05, Kam Leo <kam.leo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > If you install in your homw directory wouldn't that constitute a
> > > private installation? If so, why would there be an expectation that
> > > global settings be applicable?
> > Yes, Kam, you are right. Sorry.
> Well, it's not just that, but that the private installation of firefox
> will still need to point to the global installation of java. I get
> around this by symlinking /opt/java to /opt/jdk_1.5.0_05 and then
> using "/opt/java" everywhere I need to point to the installation
> (that's not version specific). If I upgrade java, I can change the
> symlink and it's "upgraded" everywhere at once.
Not necessarily, you can install a local/private JDK/JRE for your
Firefox. If you do the local install you will not be surprised when
root upgrades the JDK.
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