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Re: Sun Java on F8 - Improved instructions



>On Sun, 06 Jan 2008 11:25:15 -0800, Knute Johnson wrote:
>
>> I went back to F8 i386 yesterday because I need to be able to use Sun's
>> Java plugin with Firefox.  In the process I found out a couple of
>> interesting things.
>> 
>> 1)  The XINERAMA bug is indeed fixed with version 1.0-4 of libxcb
>> 
>> 2)  You can configure the Sun Java plugin to work with alternatives just
>> like java and javac
>> 
>> I've updated my instruction page to reflect this.  I also moved this
>> file although the old address will still work.
>> 
>> http://rabbitbrush.frazmtn.com/sun-java-on-F8.html
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> --
>> Knute Johnson
>> Molon Labe...
>
>
>I'm getting some errors trying to install java sun-compat:
>
>[root phoenix ~]# rpm -q jre
>jre-1.6.0_03-fcs
>
>[root phoenix ~]# rpm -qa | grep -i jpackage
>jpackage-utils-1.7.3-1jpp.3.fc8
>
>[root phoenix ~]# rpm -Uvh java-1.6.0-sun-compat-1.6.0.03-1jpp.i586.rpm 
>warning: java-1.6.0-sun-compat-1.6.0.03-1jpp.i586.rpm: Header V3 DSA 
>signature: NOKEY, key ID c431416d
>error: Failed dependencies:
>        jdk = 2000:1.6.0_03-fcs is needed by java-1.6.0-sun 
>compat-1.6.0.03-1jpp.i586

The JRE or JDK needs to be installed before the sun-compat RPM.

-- 
Knute Johnson
Molon Labe...



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