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--- Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> wrote:

> Eric Tanguy wrote:
> > 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 ?
> 
> Try asking on the jpackage-discuss list.
> 
> http://jpackage.org/contacts.php
> 
> Paul.
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Linking from Distrowatch.com to Fedora Weekly News
[http://fedoranews.org/wiki/Fedora_Weekly_News_Issue_2]
, I found this link.
http://fedoranews.org/mediawiki/index.php/How_To_Install_Java_Plugin_on_FC4

It could be of help with the java issue. 

Regards

Antonio


		
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