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Re: java



Le mercredi 29 juin 2005 à 12:17 +0100, Paul Howarth a écrit :
> Eric Tanguy wrote:
> > Le mercredi 29 juin 2005 à 10:58 +0100, Paul Howarth a écrit :
> > 
> >>Eric Tanguy wrote:
> >>
> >>>When i installed java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.04-1jpp.i586.rpm the link
> >>>is created in /usr/lib/mozilla-1.7.8/plugins/ and i have to copy it
> >>>manually to /usr/lib/firefox-1.0.4/plugins/. Why this link is not
> >>>created at the right place ?
> >>
> >>The trigger script in the java-1.5.0-sun-plugin package that is intended 
> >>to set up this link tries to figure out where to put the link by 
> >>searching for the definition of MOZ_DIST_BIN in /usr/bin/firefox. 
> >>However, in the FC4 firefox, MOZ_DIST_BIN is specified as:
> >>
> >>MOZ_DIST_BIN="$MOZ_LIB_DIR/firefox-1.0.4"
> >>rather than
> >>MOZ_DIST_BIN="/usr/lib/firefox-1.0.4"
> >>
> >>and the script doesn't know how to handle that. This is probably worth 
> >>bringing up with the people at jpackage.
> >>
> > 
> > So how to change that ? have we to modify the firefox package ? May be
> > it will be better to put the plugins in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins which
> > seems to be used by firefox (with no version dependance) and mozilla ?
> 
> That seems reasonable to me but there may be a good reason why it's not 
> done by default.
I will be interested by knowing this reason.

> What needs fixing is the spec file for the jpackage java package so that 
> if MOZ_DIST_BIN comes back as "$MOZ_LIB_DIR/firefox-1.0.4" then it goes 
> back and looks to see what MOZ_LIB_DIR is (using the same method as for 
> finding MOZ_DIST_BIN) and substitues that. Not terribly difficult.
How to indicate this to the jpackage maintainer ?
Eric



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