Subject: Re: is there a browser with java plugin?
To: Ronald van der Pol <>
From: Oleg Polyanski <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/18/2002 15:41:41
>>>>> "Ronald" == Ronald van der Pol writes:

 Ronald> I need a browser with java plugin support. Is there one
 Ronald> available for NetBSD?

  You need to use one of these packages:

   a) {phoenix,mozilla}-linux;

   b) netscape7 (which happens to be a Linux binary as well).

  Consider you have the `sun-jre14' package installed under
  `/usr/pkg/java'. The trick is to create a symlink to


  while standing in


  The Java VM, however, will hang up (or down, depending on the
  phase of moon) if you're running -current because of recent
  changes in signal handling, i.e. Linux emulation layer hasn't been
  fixed yet, so perhaps you will need to stick with the release
  kernel. Aside from this bug, everything else should work just

 Ronald> Mozilla/phoenix don't have support for lang/jdk. Netscape7
 Ronald> supports lang/sun-jdk14 in linux_compat mode, but it gives
 Ronald> a 'applet failed to initilize' or something error.

 Ronald> FreeBSD has support for mozilla with jdk14 in native mode.